Tag Archives: Overtime

New California Law Requires Overtime Compensation For Personal Attendants

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 … Continue reading

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Tidbits

Our latest tidbits focus on wage and hour issues.  More after the break.

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NY Company Hit With H1-B Charges After DOL Investigation Results In $3 Million Back Pay Award

Following up on yesterday’s post on new H1-B rules, I noticed a press release from the Department of Labor announcing that it had charged a New York medical staffing company with multiple violations of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating … Continue reading

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Staples Announces $38 Million Class Action Settlement

Staples, Inc. announced a $38 million settlement of a wage and hour class action in California involving 1,700 assistant managers who were allegedly misclassified as exempt from overtime pay.  The company had previously estimated the potential liability in the case … Continue reading

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FedEx Class Action Certified

On October 15, 2007, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana certified a class of pickup and delivery drivers as to claims that the plaintiffs were misclassified as “independent contractors” under the Kansas Wage Payment Act and … Continue reading

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