James J. McDonald Jr.

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A new year, a higher California minimum wage

USA - January 2 2020 It has become somewhat of an annual tradition in California: with every New Year comes a further increase in the State’s minimum wage. And this year…

California’s Minimum Wage Increases Again: What It Means for Employers

USA - January 2 2019 On January 1, 2019, the state minimum wage in California increased again. It is now $12.00 per hour for employers of 26 or more employees and $11.00…

Glimmers of Hope? Pair of Recent PAGA Cases Provide Rare Procedural Victories for California Employers

USA - January 30 2018 If you’re a California employer, perhaps no single law strikes fear into your heart quite as much as the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of…

California’s WARN Act Applies to Temporary Layoffs

USA - December 6 2017 A California appellate court has ruled that California’s WARN Act, which requires 60 days advance notice of “mass layoffs,” applies to temporary…

Paying Most Sales Employees Purely on Draw and Commission No Longer Lawful In California

USA - March 13 2017 Last month a California appellate court held that an employer violates California law by paying inside sales employees on a draw against commission…