Compensation

  • New 2015 Exempt Classification Rates

    New 2015 Exempt Classification Rates Oct 21 2014 - Compensation, Exempt/Nonexempt - Gail Cecchettini Whaley California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced rate changes for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physician or surgeon exemption. The new rates take effect January 1, 2015.

    3 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
  • Pennsylvania judge faces hit-and-run charges

    When we take to the Pennsylvania roads, we should do our level best to drive safely. But car accidents can happen, and when they do, it is extremely important for all involved to stop and make sure no one is hurt and to assess any damages. If someone is responsible for an accident, that person should not leave the scene until the matter has been properly addressed.

    2 readers - Erie Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
    • Partner compensation: Start making sense

      I was chatting recently with a U.S. law firm managing partner, who asked me about the Canadian health-care system and how I’d compare it to its American counterpart. Stepping carefully around that minefield, I did allow that health-care regimes worldwide are like partner compensation schemes in law firms: there’s at least one thing seriously wrong with every version, but so l ...
      2 readers - Jordan Furlong/ Law21
    • Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings?

      Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings? Oct 9 2014 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, a case involving the issue of whether the time a worker spends in security screenings should be paid time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
      2 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voters

      San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voters Oct 20 2014 - Compensation - Shane Peterson The proposed January 1, 2015, increase to San Diego’s minimum wage is on hold. Opponents of the ordinance to increase the minimum wage succeeded in getting enough signatures during a petition drive to force the minimum wage proposal to be put to a public vote, according to the Los Angeles Times.
      2 readers - Shane Peterson/ HRWatchdog

    The latest about Compensation

    • Your White Paper Wait Is Over

      … Your White Paper Wait Is Over Oct 24 2014 - Compensation, Discrimination - HRWatchdog The new 2015 employment laws white paper is here! CalChamber’s employment law counsel analyzed the significant pieces of legislation that Governor Brown signed into law and prepared a white paper summarizing their effects on California employers. Learn…

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    • CalChamber Capitol Report: Fact Sheet Explains New Liability for Certain Employers

      … (Hernández; D-West Covina; Chapter 728, Statutes of 2014), “creates new liability for employers who contract out for labor and services for the wage-and-hour violations or workers’ compensation violations of their subcontractor,” Jennifer Barrera, CalChamber policy advocate, explains in the latest CalChamber Capitol Report video. The purpose of the law…

      1 readers - HRWatchdog
    • New 2015 Exempt Classification Rates

      … New 2015 Exempt Classification Rates Oct 21 2014 - Compensation, Exempt/Nonexempt - Gail Cecchettini Whaley California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced rate changes for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physician or surgeon exemption. The new rates take effect January 1, 2015. For the computer…

      3 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voters

      … to a public vote, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Times article noted that the City Council now has two choices: repeal the minimum wage increase or put the proposed increase on the ballot for a public vote. The president of the City Council told the Times that he will ask the council to put the minimum wage ballot on the June 2016 ballot. The minimum wage ordinance also contained a provision mandating five paid sick days. Tags : minimum wage San Diego minimum wage ordinance …

      2 readers - Shane Peterson/ HRWatchdog
    • Pennsylvania judge faces hit-and-run charges

      …. Information from a state police complaint indicates that as the judge was driving her SUV, she swerved across the centerline and broke the mirror off a car that was proceeding in the opposite direction. The occupants in the struck vehicle then trailed the judge?s car. They attempted to speak with the judge while stopped. They say the judge appeared…

      2 readers - Erie Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
    • San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015

      … San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015 Oct 16 2014 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley The minimum wage in San José will increase from $10.15 to $10.30 per hour effective January 1, 2015. Information about the San José minimum wage law, including a frequently asked questions document and how to file a complaint, can…

      2 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Partner compensation: Start making sense

      … I was chatting recently with a U.S. law firm managing partner, who asked me about the Canadian health-care system and how I’d compare it to its American counterpart. Stepping carefully around that minefield, I did allow that health-care regimes worldwide are like partner compensation schemes in law firms: there’s at least one thing seriously…

      2 readers - Jordan Furlong/ Law21
    • DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rules

      … DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rules Oct 15 2014 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley The federal government recently decided to delay enforcement of regulations extending minimum wage and overtime requirements to home healthcare workers for six months. The Department of Labor (DOL) made the following…

      1 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings?

      … Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings? Oct 9 2014 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, a case involving the issue of whether the time a worker spends in security screenings should be paid time under the Fair Labor…

      2 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Orders

      … officer ordered. To further complicate things, even if the appeals officer denies a Motion for Stay, the insurer still may not have to do what the hewing officer ordered until after the appeals officer decides the case. There is a law that allows the insurer an automatic stay as to payment of large sums of money that are contested. See NRS 616C.380…

      5 readers - Virginia Hunt/ Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
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