Today, the Fresno County Superior Court denied Nisei Farmers League’s request for a preliminary injunction staying the enforcement of AB 1513’s affirmative defense deadlines. AB 1513 is recent legislation specifying how nonproductive time should be compensated for employees paid by piece-rate. The new deadline to file with the DIR is July 28, 2016. Under AB […]
ALERT: Legal Challenge To AB 1513 Filed. Deadline to file for Safe Harbor protections extended to July 18, 2016.
Nisei Farmers League filed a lawsuit on June 27, 2016 in Fresno Superior Court challenging the legal validity of certain provisions of AB 1513 governing payment for nonproductive time for employees compensated by piece rate. The extension of time to file for safe harbor protections with the California Labor Commissioner was extended in order to provide […]
It’s decision-making time under AB 1513 for employers of piece-rate workers in California. More specifically, if you employ piece-rate workers in California, you must give notice to the state’s Department of Industrial Relations by July 1, 2016 if you want to avail yourself of the safe harbor under the statute and secure the complete affirmative […]
Ringing in the New Year means time to implement the latest California employment laws. Here is a summary of some of the more significant ones. For more detailed information contact Jennifer Douglas Phillips via email. Minimum Wage: The California minimum wage increases to $10.00 per hour. Don’t forget this also means that salaried, exempt employees must […]