CA Employment Law FAQ

Category: Wage & Hour Violations

Important California Wage and Hour Laws in 2019

Maintaining compliance with employment Wage and Hour Laws is an essential part of doing business. Employment laws cover topics like minimum wages, working hours and shift durations, overtime pay, breaks for meals and rests, tips, etc. While the Federal wage and hour standards are set by the Fair Labor Standards

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Can Employers Force You To Work Overtime (OT)?

Can Employers Force You To Work Overtime (OT)? Yes. An employer can ask you to work overtime. If you don’t want to work the overtime you have a couple of choices – you can get another job where you don’t have to work overtime hours, you can try to negotiate

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MANDATORY OVERTIME FOR NURSES?

MANDATORY OVERTIME FOR NURSES? Nurses are subject to many complex labor law rules and whether they are paid overtime pay depends upon their qualifications and job status as to whether they are an exempt employee or not. Many nurses do qualify for overtime pay. Another factor is whether the nurse

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CAN OVERTIME BE MANDATORY?

CAN OVERTIME BE MANDATORY? Yes. If your employer insists that you work overtime, then you can be disciplined or even fired if you don’t show up or you refuse to work the overtime hours. Windsor Troy

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CAN AN EMPLOYER FORCE YOU TO WORK OVERTIME?

CAN AN EMPLOYER FORCE YOU TO WORK OVERTIME? Yes. An employer can ask you to work overtime. If you don’t want to work the overtime you have a couple of choices – you can get another job where you don’t have to work overtime hours, you can try to negotiate

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CAN SALARIED EMPLOYEES GET OVERTIME?

CAN SALARIED EMPLOYEES GET OVERTIME? Yes, in some circumstances. An employee can be paid on a salary basis and still be non-exempt. This means that they are entitled to overtime pay for all hours worked after eight hours in a day and after 40 hours in a workweek in California.

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WHAT IS PREVAILING WAGE?

WHAT IS PREVAILING WAGE? Under California law prevailing wage rates are set by statute for contractors and sub-contractors that perform work on state, municipal and local public works projects with a value of over $1,000.00. Under prevailing wage law, workers must be paid certain rates of pay for each type

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HOW TO CALCULATE OVERTIME PAY?

HOW TO CALCULATE OVERTIME PAY? In California, overtime pay is calculated based on the employee’s regular rate of pay. For example, if an employee earns $20 per hour, the overtime rate for a non-exempt employee would be $30 per hour which equals one and a half times the regular rate

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HOW MUCH IS OVERTIME PAY?

HOW MUCH IS OVERTIME PAY? In California, overtime pay for non-exempt employees is paid at a rate of one and a half times the employees regular rate of pay for work performed for an employer beyond 8 hours in a workday or 40 hours in a workweek. Windsor Troy

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