Tag Archives: Overtime

Personal Attendant Exemption From Overtime Eliminated

California law regarding the employment of domestic workers has changed.  California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which creates California Labor Code sections 1450 to 1454.  These sections eliminate the “personal attendant” exemption from … Continue reading

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OVERTIME – If an employee works unauthorized overtime is the employer obligated to pay for it? San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

If an employee works unauthorized overtime is the employer obligated to pay for it? The simple answer is Yes. California law requires that employers pay overtime, whether authorized or not, at the rate of one and one-half times the employee’s … Continue reading

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Overtime Compensation Due When An Employee Suffers or is Permitted to Work – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

California Wage and Hour Law is set forth under theLabor Code and Wage Orders of the Industrial Welfare Commission . Unlike the FLSA, no “commerce” requirement exists for coverage under California’s wage and hour laws; FLSA require only an employment relationship. … Continue reading

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Application of FLSA and Overtime Compensation Provisions – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

FLSA applies to employees in industries engaged in, or producing goods for, interstate commerce, unless the employer can claim an “exemption” from coverage. The U.S. Supreme Court has consistently construed the FLSA liberally to apply to the furthest reaches consistent … Continue reading

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Overtime and Workweek Requirements – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

Employer may not designate workweek so as to evade paying overtime: An employer may designate a workweek used to calculate compensation that differs from its employees’ work schedule only if there is a bona fide business reason to do so, which … Continue reading

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Are You Owed Any Overtime? San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

While overtime laws are well established in America, overtime law violations continue to be a significant issue for America’s workforce. The failure by employers to properly pay overtime wages continues to be litigated in state and federal courts throughout the … Continue reading

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Calculating Your Overtime – 619-202-0264 – San Diego Employment Attorney

Regular Rate of Pay Both California Overtime Law and Federal Overtime Law require that you be paid overtime based on your “regular rate of pay.” However, this regular rate or pay is not simply your given hourly rate of pay, … Continue reading

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San Diego Employment Attorney – 619.202.0264 – Calculating Your Overtime

Overtime is time that an employee works beyond the typical hours in a workweek. Generally, this means that any amount of time more than 40 hours per week is overtime. If you work 45 hours in a week, then you … Continue reading

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Why Employers Don’t Pay Overtime

The question you are probably asking now is that if so many people are entitled to overtime, why don’t more companies pay it?  The answer is that, unfortunately, it is frequently economically in the employer’s best interest to improperly classify … Continue reading

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Facts About California Overtime

This article will cover the facts about overtime by discussing some common myths and misunderstandings about overtime law in California. Nothing in the foregoing discussion is meant to be legal advice and does not serve to establish an attorney-client relationship.  … Continue reading

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