EMPLOYEES’ “DAY OF REST” DEFINED

For how many consecutive days may an employer require an employee to work?  Given the maze that is California employment law, one might think the answer to that question was settled long ago.  But no. The California Supreme Court only recently deciphered the meaning...

ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND PERSONNEL RECORDS

Employers increasingly are relying on electronically signed personnel records and other documents relevant to employer-employee relationships. Both state and federal laws treat “electronic signatures” as valid as so-called wet signatures, but only when the electronic...

COMMISSIONS DON’T PAY REST BREAKS

California’s Labor Code and wage orders require employers to “authorize and permit” employees to take periodic, paid rest periods. These requirements equally apply to all employees, unless employees are designated “exempt” under the executive, administrative,...
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