Two of the most common pay exemptions from federal and state overtime, meal and rest break, and minimum wage laws are the Professional and Administrative exemptions. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary detail how these two exemptions work in this episode of California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: Professional and Administrative Pay Exemptions
The executive pay exemption is one of three so-called “white-collar” pay exemptions that exempt certain employees from state and/or federal overtime, minimum wage, and meal and rest break requirements. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary review this exemption in part 2 of this 4-part pay exemption series on California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: The Executive Pay Exemption
Yesterday, the California Supreme Court, in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc., addressed the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, 142 S.Ct. 1906 (2022). The much-anticipated Adolph decision, addresses the question of whether an “aggrieved employee,” who has been compelled to arbitrate individual PAGA claims (i.e. Labor Code violations allegedly suffered by the plaintiff in an individual capacity), loses standing to pursue non-individual PAGA claims (i.e. Labor Code violations allegedly suffered by other employees) in court.Continue Reading CA Supreme Court Holds Compelling Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claim Does Not Strip Standing to Litigate Representative Claims
Certain employees can be exempt from overtime pay and meal and rest breaks under both the FLSA and California Labor Law. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary break down the basics of pay exemptions in part 1 of this 4-part series for California Employment News.
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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has updated its definition of an “outbreak.”
As previously discussed in our January 25, 2023 blog post, the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) were replaced with the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations, which rely on the CDPH definition of “outbreak.” The Non-Emergency Regulations, in effect until February 3, 2025, require employers to ensure employees are protected in the workplace from COVID-19, including during an outbreak.Continue Reading Outbreak: Redefined by the California Department of Public Health