Paying & Scheduling






Work Commute Is Not Within Scope Of Employment

Work Commute Is Not Within Scope Of Employment

Employers routinely have to grapple with defining and understanding where duties relative to their employees begin and end, particularly in situations when the employee is…







Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Tip-Pooling

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Tip-Pooling

Some employers, including many Nevada casinos, require their employees to participate in tip-pooling arrangements whereby customarily tipped employees have to share their tips with employees…









Employers Must Pay For Short Rest Breaks

Employers Must Pay For Short Rest Breaks

California employers have long struggled with litigation regarding meal and rest periods; however, a recent case from Pennsylvania reveals they are not alone.  A Pennsylvania…



2016 Minimum Wage Increases

2016 Minimum Wage Increases

Employers must be aware of a number of minimum wage changes at the federal, state, and local levels this year. While the federal minimum wage…


Colorado-vacation-policy

Colorado Employers Vacation Policy

On October 19, 2015, Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Labor (CDLE) issued new answers to Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) concerning the state’s…