In Frlekin v. Apple, the Supreme Court of California held that the time employees spend waiting for and undergoing required exit searches of packages, bags or cellphones they voluntarily bring to work counts as compensable working time under California law.
New legislation, proposed regulations and other directives regarding the minimum wage tip credit could necessitate changes in policies and practices for employers of tipped employees in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
Under amended regulations adopted by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), the minimum salary level or fee basis for executive, administrative and professional will increase sharply over the next eight years.
McDonald's has settled a wage theft class action that accused the fast-food chain of underpaying 38,000 workers at its California restaurants by failing to give them adequate rest breaks and denying overtime pay.
Having an employee handbook that prohibits employees from working during meal periods is not enough for Oregon employers to avoid liability, the Oregon Court of Appeals held in Maza v. Waterford Operations.
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