A slate of new legislation and court decisions will change the way California employers hire, fire, train, pay, classify and manage employees in 2019. Our round-up of key issues will get you up to speed, and help you navigate which decisions and laws will impact you in the coming year. #MeToo Movement Hits California Employers […]
New Questions Arise as the Federal Minimum Salary Levels for Exempt Employees Will More Than Double on December 1, 2016 The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued new regulations which increase the minimum salary levels that employers must pay its salaried employees in order for them to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards […]
The California Court of Appeal’s decision in Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, decided on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, landed a severe blow to California’s already struggling Hospitals. In Gerard, the Court invalidated a section of Wage Order 5 relating to meal period waivers in the Health Care Industry which has been relied upon […]
Travis Gemoets’s blog article titled, “Change in IRS Rules on ‘Automatic Tipping’ Raises a Red Flag for Hotels & Restaurants”, was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online, Hospitality Net, ehotelier.com and Hotel News Resource.
THE EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT WILL USHER IN A NEW ERA OF UNIONIZATION, BUT HOW QUICKLY WILL IT BECOME LAW? by Travis Gemoets ABA’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee News on Employment Law & Litigation, Winter 2009 For thirty years, the number of unionized employees in the American workforce has been in decline. Across […]