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Quirky question # 239, employers might be liable for accidents during the commute if they require employees to use their vehicle during the work day

USA - August 12 2014 Our office manager occasionally runs errands during the day such as delivering something to a customer or picking up lunch for a meeting. We…

David Murphy

Quirky question # 224, the de minimis defense to off the clock work claims

USA - March 31 2014 First, let’s talk about the law in the Ninth Circuit, which governs the West Coast, and California. Last month, in Troester v. Starbucks, the federal…

David Murphy

Quirky question # 222, seats in the workplace

USA - March 18 2014 We are a retail store. An employee in the warehouse requested an assigned chair to sit on when he is between tasks. Must we comply with this request…

Jessica Linehan

Quirky question # 221, San Francisco Ordinance: flexible work schedule

USA - February 27 2014 We have a part-time employee in San Francisco, CA who works Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. To 1:00 p.m. As support for our sole salesperson in the Bay…

David Murphy

Quirky question #220, independent contractors

USA - January 31 2014 I have always understood that California employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors face potential liability, including…

David Murphy