Still Time to Review the New California Laws for 2012

April 9, 2012 0

Is it just me, or does it seem 2012 is flying by faster than most years? I’m still catching up on my reading for last year, and it’s already tax time. At any rate, in case you missed it, HR California CalChamber recently published an overview of the new 2012 California laws affecting employers. The […]

California Employers Guide for 2012

February 1, 2012 0

The California Employer’s Guide 2012 is available from the EDD online. The 131 page guide can be extremely useful, and it covers everything from wages, taxes, unemployment, withholding, and required forms; as well as a section covering employer rights.

New California Requirement for Employers

January 12, 2012 0

Starting January 1, 2012, California employers are required to provide nonexempt employees with specific wage information at the time of hire. The new Wage Theft Protection Act of 2011 amends the Labor Code to add section 2810.5, which requires a written notice to nonexempt employees at the time of hire. The notice contains information about […]

Written Contracts Required for California Commissioned Employees Starting in 2013

October 10, 2011 0

Our California governor, Jerry Brown, has been busy signing into law a number of bills lately. This latest one, AB 1396, is important to any California employer who employs commissioned salespeople. Starting January 1, 2013, any California employee earning a commission must have a written contract that clearly spells out the terms and conditions of […]

Calculating Your Inside Salesperson Exempt Status

July 27, 2011 0

Determining if a salesperson is exempt or non-exempt in California comes down to these basic factors: 1) For outside salespersons, 50% of their time must be spent away from the business making sales calls. 2) For inside salespersons, their salary must be at least 1.5 times minimum wage, and at least 50% of their pay […]