Complying With California Wage and Hour Laws
1 hour 30 minutes
Stay in compliance with California wage and hour law and avoid costly penalties and litigation.
California wage and hour law is notoriously complicated and the source of many headaches, particularly in the COVID-19 era. Failure to strictly comply with these laws can lead to steep penalties and costly litigation, including class actions and representative actions under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). This topic will provide an overview of some of the essentials for staying in compliance with California wage and hour law, including regarding expense reimbursement requirements, meal and rest break laws, and various wage payment issues. The information will provide an update on recent legal developments, outline some of the most common mistakes employers make under California law, and lay out practical solutions to mitigate risk moving forward.
• You will be able to discuss why it’s important to maintain compliance with wage and hour law in California.
• You will be able to review the kinds of employee expenses that need to be reimbursed.
• You will be able to identify the basic meal and rest break requirements in California.
• You will be able to define arbitration agreements.