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Eric A. Welter is an employment lawyer and litigator with the Welter Law Firm, P.C. in Herndon, Virginia. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Texas and California.
The Welter Law Firm represents and advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship and represents businesses in commercial and franchise litigation. The firm’s offices are located in Northern Virginia; Los Angeles, California; and Austin, Texas.
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Tag Archives: wage
The Supreme Court of California recently held that security guards who were required to be “on-call” as part of their security duties were entitled to compensation for their on-call time. CPS Security Solutions, Inc. (“CPS”) provided 24-hour security for its … Continue reading
In Thibodeaux-Woody v. Houston Cmty. Coll., the Fifth Circuit denied a motion for summary judgment for an employer who had allegedly treated male and female candidates for a position differently during wage negotiations. The Court found that there was a … Continue reading
On November 4, 2014, voters approved Measure FF, which sought to raise the minimum wage in the city of Oakland to $12.25 and require employers to offer at least five days of paid sick leave to all employees; employers with … Continue reading
California strongly favors the prompt payment of wages due to an employee. The California Labor Code codifies this principle in Section 202, which provides in pertinent part that an employee who “quits his or her employment, his or her wages … Continue reading
A summary of recent EEOC verdicts and settlements.
On July 14, 2014, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance requiring employers to grant up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to each San Diego employee beginning in 2015.
Employer Cannot Attribute Commission Wages Paid in One Pay Period to Cure Shortfalls in Other Pay Periods
On July 14, 2014, in Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc. (Cal., July 14, 2014) —-P.3d—-, 2014 WL 3397770, the California Supreme Court held that an employer cannot attribute commission wages paid in one pay period to cure shortfalls in … Continue reading
At the end of March, a group of Domino’s Pizza franchise owners settled a wage and hour class action claim providing $448,000 to their employees. The owners of twenty-three separate franchisees agreed to pay some 750 workers after six franchise … Continue reading