On Wednesday, May 23, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 19 085 (also known as the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act), which imposes new, stringent obligations on Colorado employers as to hiring practices, promotion procedures, and record-keeping requirements. Importantly, this new law becomes effective on January 1, 2021.Read more »
Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: What Employers Need to Know Before 2021 Posted on: June 18, 2019 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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