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CalMatters: A California labor law that lets workers sue on the state’s behalf faces its toughest test

Critics point to lack of oversight and poor settlement deals But business groups criticize the…

Trial Lawyers Running For Office, And Running From the Truth

Several years ago, CABIA discovered that Bakersfield lawyer Brandon Martin was running for Superior Court…

CA Business Owners Rally At Supreme Court

This Wednesday, March 30, business owners from the state of California will rally outside the…

The Hill: Supreme Court could toss California business owners a much-needed lifeline

Between sky-high minimum wages and a convoluted labor code, California’s small and medium-sized businesses have…

To the Editor: Bee Article Misreads on Wage Theft

A recent Bee article, “Wage theft is a serious issue in California,” misleads readers on…

The Labor Commissioner’s New Shakedown

California pays lip service to helping businesses recover from the pandemic. But deeds matter more…

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Wage and Hour Defense Blog

Insight and Commentary on Wage and Hour Law Developments Affecting Employers
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Field Assistance Bulletin on “Protecting Workers from Retaliation” Continue Reading…

The Biden Administration continues to increase administrative agency enforcement initiatives. In a recent press release, the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) announced that it now…

Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … Travel Time Pay Continue Reading…

As COVID-19 restrictions have continued to loosen or be lifted altogether, employees have gradually resumed working in the office—and traveling away from it for work-related reasons.  When it comes to…

Ohio Enacts Changes to Overtime Exemption Laws and Class/Collective Action Procedures Continue Reading…

Earlier this month, Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill (SB) 47, which formally adopted sections of the Portal-to-Portal Act (Portal Act) amendments to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA),…