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Does the New Fed Overtime Rule Affect California Employers?

Posted by: Gail Cecchettini Whaley J.D. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule increasing the minimum salary test that a worker must meet in order to be classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). The rule increases the federal minimum salary level to $35,568 effective January 1, 2020.

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July Brings Fireworks and Minimum Wage Increases

Posted by: Gail Cecchettini Whaley, J.D. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Beginning July 1, 2019, the following cities and counties must increase their minimum wage.

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California?s Minimum Wage Increases on Jan. 1

Posted by: Gail Cecchettini Whaley, Esq. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Department of Industrial Relations has issued a notice reminding employers of the upcoming minimum wage increases. Under legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour over time, California’s minimum wage will increase on January 1 to $12 per hour for employers with 26 employees or more and to $11 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees.

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The Minimum Salary for a Manager is How Much?

Posted by: Gail Cecchettini Whaley, Esq. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The state minimum wage will increase on January 1, 2019, to $12 an hour for employers with 26 or more employees and $11 an hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees. Because of this, the minimum salary for the administrative, professional and executive exemptions will also increase.

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