Cal. Supreme Court to Decide How to Calculate Meal and Rest Period Penalty

Back in October 2019, the Court of Appeal decided that a meal or rest period penalty is calculated as one hour of pay, at the employee’s base rate of pay (exclusive of the value of bonuses, commissions, etc.). Remember?  Here’s our original post about...

Federal Court Joins Superior Court and Enjoins AB 5 re Interstate Truckers

A federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against AB 5 based on federal law preemption.  The court held the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act, which applies to about 70,000 interstate truckers, likely preempts AB 5’s applicability...

REGULAR RATE RULE REVISIONS

The U.S. Department of Labor recently revised its regulations governing the calculation of the “regular rate of pay.” That is the hourly rate used to calculate the overtime premium due hourly workers. The revised rules are effective January 15, 2020. These amendments...
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