Tag: Employers

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December 22, 2022
Whether an employee is resigning or has been terminated, it is imperative that an employer complies with California’s final paycheck laws. Penalties for failing to do so can quickly add up and be extremely costly for an employer.
September 13, 2022
Amendment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) by the California Privacy Rights Act (the “CPRA”) in 2020 will see a new set of compliance requirements for employers beginning on January 1, 2023. These requirements concern the collection of personal information by companies subject to the CCPA. The personal information at hand relates to employers’ employees, job applicants, and actual or prospective business customers, vendors, and suppliers.
May 31, 2022
Last week, the California Supreme Court clarified a previously ambiguous aspect of Labor Code Section 226.7, which requires an employer to pay an employee one additional hour of pay at the regular rate of compensation when the employer fails to provide a legally compliant meal period or rest break. While it was previously assumed this premium compensation is considered a “penalty,” the Supreme Court decided in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. that it is a wage.