Employers cannot require that workers in California remain “on call” during mandatory rest breaks, the state’s Supreme Court has determined.
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We have an employee who was on an approved FMLA for child bonding for about 2 ½ months. During this time, he worked about 10 hours. His occupation is IT, so he was “on call” while he was off so he could work whenever he was needed. I am reluctant to ding his vacation accrual […]
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers must pay employees at least the minimum wage for all hours worked. This sounds simple enough. But what does “hours worked” mean in this context? Does it mean just the hours that the employee is scheduled? What about time spent on call? What about break time? What […]
We run an assisted living facility. We had a blizzard in our area last week and asked for employees to volunteer to spend the night in case they were not able to get in the next day.