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Employers in California can be fined up to $25,000 per violation for a misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor. What Is an Independent Contractor? In general, an independent contractor is someone who is in business for himself or herself. Independent contractors usually perform work that requires a specialized skill or trade that is not […] continue reading this post


The Department of Labor is expected to release final changes to federal regulations governing overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These changes will affect federal overtime rules and will impact which of your employees will be eligible for overtime. An update specific for California companies is forthcoming, and we will share more information […] continue reading this post


Effective January 1, 2016, the California minimum wage will increase from $9 to $10 per hour. Employers should also be aware that the minimum wage increase impacts requirements for certain ‘exempt’ employees. These exempt employees must now earn at least twice the minimum wage, or $41,600 annually. California employers will be required to post a […] continue reading this post