Is your Company prepared for the DOL Federal Overtime Rule change?
In less than 30 days the new rule updating the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be in effect.
The key changes of the ruling:
With the end of the year approaching, it is a good time for employers to confirm that each employee’s name and Social Security Number (SSN) as displayed on his or her Social Security card matches payroll records and year-end Forms W-2.
If an employee informs you they have legally changed their name, direct the employee to Social Security to obtain an updated card reflecting the name change. Employers should change their payroll records
I recently read an article on the increase in discrimination lawsuits being filed by employees for taking care of a sick family member. Did you know, these types of litigations cost U.S. employers $477 million over the last 10 years! The most common cases were pregnancy/maternity leave and Elder care.
Elder care is a growing area of family responsibilities. It is anticipated that elder care cases will become more predominant as our
HR Done Right is keeping an eye out on the ever changing landscape of California’s sick leave requirements.
Employees who work 30 or more days in a 12-month period in California, must accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 24 hours (or three days) per year. Employers can limit the use of paid sick leave to 24 hours per year. If the employer uses the accrual method the employee must be able to accrue up to 48
The farmworker overtime bill AB1066 has been signed by Governor Brown.
Farmworkers are currently paid overtime after 10 hours in a day or 60 hours in a week. Beginning 2019, farmworkers of employers with 25 or more employees, who work more than nine-and-a-half hours per day or 55 hours a week will receive overtime pay.
Each subsequent year, until 2022, overtime eligibility will increase for all farmworkers who work more than eight