Policies and Procedures

All Items: Wage and Hour

  • California Employer's Guide, DE 44

    As recommended by the California Employment Development Department, employers can refer to guidance in various topic areas, including withholding taxes and unemployment insurance, in the California Employer's Guide, DE 44.

  • Salary Basis Policy

    Updated to reflect the final overtime rule updating and revising the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption requirements, effective January 1, 2020.

  • Independent Contractor Policy

    An employer that uses independent contractors should adopt written policies regarding the hiring and payment of independent contractors to limit the risk of misclassification.

  • Unpaid On-Call Time Policy

    An employer that does not wish to pay its nonexempt employees at least the minimum wage for all time they spend on call may use this policy to help avoid restricting the employees' ability to use that time effectively for personal purposes.

  • Paid On-Call Time Policy

    An employer that is willing to pay its nonexempt employees at least the minimum wage for all time they spend on call can use this policy to establish requirements for employees' on-call time, including required response times, geographical limits and more.

  • Timekeeping Policy

  • Rest Break Policy

    An employer may use the Rest Break policy to outline expectations for employee breaks. Such policies must also be compliant with any state mandated regulations.

  • Meal Break Policy

    An employer may use this policy to outline compensation standards during employee meal breaks and rest periods. Although the federal Fair Labor Standards Act does not mandate that employers provide meal and rest periods, several states do require employers to provide meal breaks, and all employers should have a policy addressing such periods.

  • Education, Training and Meeting Policy

    An employer may use this policy to clarify employer expectations regarding employer-mandated meetings as well as employee rights to compensation for training sessions and meetings. Employers should refer to the Education, Training and Meeting policy whenever employees are required to attend an employer-mandated meeting.

  • Retaliation Policy

    An employer may use this policy to ensure that employees are not subject to unlawful retaliation when exercising legal rights at work. Retaliation is prohibited by several federal, state and local laws, and employers must be aware of the risks of a retaliation claim.

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