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CAUTIONARY TALES EPISODE 2

Two Tow Companies Owe $4.8 Million In Unpaid Minimum Wages, Overtime: The California Labor Commissioner has announced a $4,874,661 award against Irvine Auto Towing, Inc. and Yaco Investments, Inc. for multiple wage theft violations affecting 187 drivers, mechanics, and dispatchers. Following a formal administrative proceeding, a hearing officer found these two tow companies had generally paid a flat […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2017:

Ensuring Workplace Balance Annual Pasadena Seminar for Employers Covering Employment Legal Essentials, New Workplace Laws for 2017 Friday, February 24, 2017 2017 brings yet more significant changes in California workplace laws. Over a day-long session, labor and employment law specialist Tim Bowles will present his annual review of the workplace legal basics, with emphasis on […]

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SUN SETTING ON SAFE HARBOR ON DECEMBER 15, 2016

California Piece Pay Employers’ Final Step Is Payment and Documentation Submitted to the State   Several California industries – trucking and agriculture in particular – have utilized “piece-rate” pay for many years, commonly to the benefit of management and employees alike. Drivers have earned by the miles traveled or loads delivered, field workers have made […]

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Employer Due Diligence Required To Locate Former Workers Under California’s Piece Work Safe Harbor

All Steps Must Be Taken by December 15, 2016 In the few weeks remaining before the mid-December 2016 deadline, thousands of California businesses must complete all required steps to accomplish “safe harbor” protection from potentially significant piece rate back pay liabilities. Specified in Labor Code 226.2(b), These actions include: (1)  accurate calculation of the safe […]

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THE END IS NIGH

••• California’s Piece Work Employers Must Convey All Back Payments and Statements by December 15, 2016 ••• There is No Provision for Extensions For thousands of California employers who have compensated workers on a piece rate basis over the years, December 15, 2016 is a critical deadline for delivering the required back payments and accompanying […]

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CALIFORNIA PIECE RATE LAW: NO TIME TO RELAX ON REST-RECOVERY PREMIUM PAY

Employers Must Give Close Attention To the Required Special Pay Calculation California’s New Piece Rate Requirements: For many industries in California, paying employees on a piece rate system has been a long-time win-win for management and workers. Truckers earning by the miles driven, mechanics paid by a percentage of amounts charged to customers, and field […]

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