The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employees must be paid for time spent during security searches before leaving work. Several retail store employees brought a putative class action suit against technology giant Apple, Inc. alleging that Apple violated California law by failing to pay employees for time spent waiting for Apple’s exit searches.Read more »
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California Supreme Court: Employers Must Pay For Time Spent During Bag Searches Posted on: February 20, 2020 In: Labor & Employment
Does ‘Compensation’ Mean ‘Pay’ Under California Law? Posted on: May 29, 2019 In: Labor & Employment
Overtime laws vary by states. For instance, overtime under California law is calculated based on the “regular rate of pay.” This includes all forms of remuneration, such as non-discretionary bonuses, piece-rates, commissions, etc. Conversely, with respect to meal and rest periods, California law states that these must be paid at an employee’s “regular rate of compensation.” However, California law does not define what regular rate of compensation means.Read more »
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