As Promised, More Quick Takes (Non-COVID)

First up, big news from the U.S. Supreme Court ending its 2019 Term.  But only relevant to a narrow class of employers.  After these SCOTUS opinions, two California cases that require attention. Ministerial Exemption The Court ruled 7-2 that  the “ministerial...

California Court Kiboshes Claim Commute’s Compensable

Commutting time is usually not compensable.  But if an employee is required to perform “work” at home, or during the commute, then the time may be considered hours worked.   Certain Pacific Bell technicians used to have to pick up their work vans at a...

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