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California employers are subject to meal and rest break premiums. Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey help explain what premium payments are, and how employers are required to account for them on wage statements, in this part 2 of the 3-part wage statement compliance series on California Employment News.

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Although most experts say that COVID-19 is here to stay, California’s employment-related emergency regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are winding down. As most employers are aware, on December 31, 2022, California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave ordinance expired and was not renewed or extended.

Also, on December 15, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted to

Wage statements might seem straightforward, but employers who make mistakes on them could face PAGA claims or class-action lawsuits as a result. Join Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey from Weintraub’s Labor & Employment group as they review the basics of wage statement compliance in California in part one of this three-part series from California Employment News.

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Employment Law Update 2022/2023 (Part 1

Recent case law has brought time rounding policies into question. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the California Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Camp v. Home Depot, and discuss how it could impact time rounding policies for California employers.

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California Labor Code now guarantees meal and rest breaks for public healthcare workers. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the details of the newly added Labor Code Section 512.1 and how it applies to both public healthcare employees and employers.

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Background
In California, Wage Order 9-2001 applies to “all persons employed in the transportation industry,” including property-carrying commercial truck drivers. (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 8, § 11090(1).) Under the order, an employee working more than five hours a day is entitled to a “meal period of not less than 30 minutes,” and an employee working more than 10 hours in