Tag: California Labor Code

January 19, 2023
As business lawyers, we are often asked questions about when an employee’s final paycheck is due and what penalties are assessed for a failure to comply with California’s final paycheck laws. Whether an employee is discharged or quits, an employee must receive timely payment of their wages in accordance with Labor Code Sections 201-203. This article addresses basic information employers must be aware of in order to be in compliance with such Labor Codes.
October 4, 2022
Last Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s pay transparency law (SB 1162) which, among other things, will amend California Labor Code (“Labor Code”) section 432.3 to require employers with 15 or more employees to include pay scale information in job postings. The law will also require employers to provide current employees with the pay range for their job upon request and will impose a records retention requirement for job titles and wage histories.
September 8, 2021
Employees must be paid for the time spent waiting for and receiving medical attention for a work-related injury (e.g., initial doctor visit). In fact, under the California Labor Code, employees are entitled to receive reimbursement for reasonable expenses, along with lost wages, when they submit to an examination by a physician at the request of the employer, the insurer, the administrative director, the appeals board, or a workers’ compensation administrative law judge.