More California Employment Law Pot Pourri (Non-COVID)

As promised, here are some more quick takes on California employment law (mostly). US DOL Opinion Letters Let’s first start out with the federal DOL’s four new opinion letters. Because some of them may apply in California; some probably do not have much...

Some Holiday Gifts For All Employers From…. the NLRB and the DOL

The NLRB and U.S. Department of Labor are delivering some holiday cheer this year.  The DOL is revising not only the federal salary basis (scroll down to page 51306 of the PDF here), but also certain regulations governing the calculation of overtime for the non-exempt...

9th Circuit Holds Bonus Formula Violates Overtime Calculation Rules

The Ninth Circuit decided that a “bonus” formula that deducted from the bonus calculation overtime paid on the base wage was an end-run around the appropriate calculation of the regular rate of pay.  Therefore, the bonus violated the federal Fair Labor...
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