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VLOG: Employer Compensation Systems Must Compensate Employees for Rest Breaks

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Video blog by Samson R. Elsbernd on Employer Compensation Systems. For more information, click here!

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Employer Compensation Systems Must Compensate Employees for Rest Breaks

Posted on: March 24, 2017

California employers are required to authorize and permit employees who are not exempt from overtime (“non-exempt employees”) to take paid rest breaks, during which time they are relieved from work.  Generally, employees paid on a commission basis are paid for their productive time, their sales.  A recent court decision determined that when non-exempt employees are Read more.....

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On-Duty or On-Call Rest Breaks Violate California Law

Posted on: February 22, 2017

California employers have to authorize and permit paid rest breaks to employees who are not exempt from overtime (i.e., non-exempt employees). On December 22, 2016, the California Supreme Court in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., 2 Cal.5th 257 (2016) ruled that an employer does not meet its rest break obligation when it requires its Read more.....