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How to Calculate Hours Worked Under California Employment Regulations

California employment regulations often differ from federal regulations. Calculation of hours worked is no exception. In an ERI webinar titled “Wage & Hour Road Rules for HR: Travel Pay in California Explained,” Ron Garrity outlined the basic rules employers must follow when calculating hours worked and also gave some examples of how this differs in […]

6 Best Practices to Minimize Liability for Caregiver Claims from the Sandwich Generation

What is the sandwich generation? You’ve probably heard of Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y, so where does this whole new group fit in? Well, the answer isn’t as simple as a generation defined by birthdates; the “sandwich generation” refers to the group of people (generally between the ages of 30 and 60) who […]

3 Tips for the Last Paycheck, Complying with Final Pay Laws – Part 1

Immediately upon termination of an employee, employers in California must hand over the last paycheck, paying all wages earned and unpaid at the time of discharge. Since the employer is the one initiating the termination, it is their responsibility to ensure this happens immediately. Otherwise, there will be consequences under final pay laws.

Can Less Pleasant Still Be Equivalent?

Job restoration for employees returning from family leave can be tricky. Today, we look at a couple of common scenarios. FMLA Restoration Example 1 John is a bank teller. He works at a bank branch 20 miles from his home. The branch is in a suburban neighborhood that allows John to do shopping or to […]