When Must Employee Travel Time Be Paid?

The following is a guest blog post by Richard J. Simmons of Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles. He represents employers in various labor and employment matters.

California law establishes unique rules governing when time spent is compensable “hours worked.” How these rules are applied to travel time is continuing to evolve. Continue reading

It’s Bonus Time! Here’s What Employers Need to Know

employee bonusThe end of the year equals bonus time for some employees. When it comes to bonuses, employers have a lot of discretion and few legal requirements, but there are some things to consider. Continue reading

While You’re Getting an Extra Hour of Sleep, Others Are Getting an Extra Hour of Work

It’s time to turn back our clocks one hour this weekend, which for most of us means another hour of blessed sleep. But for overnight workers, it means another hour of work. And that extra work must be compensated. Continue reading