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Sep 08 2014
Wage and Hour  

CALIFORNIA: Piece rate compensation systems under more attacks in California

Discussions with wage and hour enforcers indicate that paying for rest periods under a piece rate compensation system in California is even more complicated than we previously believed.

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Feb 04 2014
Wage and Hour  

CALIFORNIA: Written policy crucial in obligation to provide meal and rest periods

The obligation to “provide” meal and rest periods may require an affirmative policy authorizing and explaining how to take those breaks, according to a recent decision from a California court of appeals.

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Aug 07 2012
Q&ADisability  

Request for extended leave may raise disability issues

Q: Two days before an employee’s FMLA leave for her own serious health condition expired, she notified the company that she has a scheduled procedure in two weeks and that two weeks after that she could return to work. Can we terminate her at the expiration of her FMLA leave?

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