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On January 1, 2020, California minimum wage will increase to $12.00 for small employers with 25 or fewer employees and to $13.00 per hour for larger employers with 26 or more employees. These rates continue to increase annually until they reach $15.00 per hour in 2022 for larger employers and in 2023 for those with […]

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California Overtime Rules Apply to Non-Resident Employees

The California Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s overtime requirements apply to work performed in California by non-residents. In Sullivan v. Oracle Corp., three non-resident Oracle employees worked in California as instructors and trained Oracle’s customers in the use of the company’s products.  They sued the California-based company for underpayment of compensation under this […]

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Minimum Wage and Employee Tips

“Tip Credit” Law Not Valid in California The food industry is prone to violations of  some very unforgiving minimum wage and overtime compensation rules. For example, some restaurant owners and managers mistakenly presume they can pay employees less than the hourly minimum wage ($8.00/hour in California; $7.25 federal law) if workers can make up the […]

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The Perils of Hiring Summer Interns

No Free Ride for Employers Who Ignore the Rules With an economy continuing to sputter, a company may be more keen to take on unpaid summer interns to share the workload.  Yet, if a business fails to fulfill detailed laws and regulations for such training programs, this supposed “cost-cutting” measure could become an expensive litigation […]

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