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Meal and Rest Break Premiums Payable at Base Rate, Not Regular Rate of Pay

A California state appellate court has ruled that the correct rate for paying meal and rest period premiums is one hour of pay at an employee’s base hourly rate, not the regular rate of pay used for calculating overtime wages. This is the first published California case to make this distinction. Pursuant to § 226.7... Continue Reading
November 5, 2019

Payroll Company Not Liable Under Third Party Beneficiary Doctrine

On February 7, 2019, the California Supreme Court determined that an employee cannot sue a payroll company for breach of contract under the third party beneficiary doctrine, and that it is inappropriate to impose a tort duty of care upon a payroll company with regards to the obligations owed to an employee under the applicable...… Continue Reading The post Payroll Company Not Liable Under Third Party Beneficiary Doctrine appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
March 25, 2019