White House Pressing Congress to Pass an Act Allowing Americans 7 Days of Paid Sick Leave

By | 2015-01-16T08:51:35+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Employment Law, FMLA Leave|

According to a January 14, 2015 statement released by President Barack Obama’s senior adviser, Valerie Jarrett, the White House will press Congress to pass the federal Healthy Families Act that would allow Americans to earn up to seven days a year of paid sick time. The plan is to create paid-leave programs with money from the [...]

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Employers Have to Pay Workers For All the Time They Spend on a Job, Even If They’re On-Call or Sleeping

By | 2015-01-16T08:47:22+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Wage & Hour|

On Thursday, January 8, 2015, the California Supreme Court clarified that the concept of “hours worked” under California law is not the same as it is under federal law, finding California law calls for a higher standard.   The case is Mediola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc., No. S21704. The case involved employer CPS Sec. Solutions, [...]

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