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Timothy Bowles

Timothy Bowles’s Legal Guides

58 total


  • Storm Brewing Over Piece Work Safe Harbor

    ••• Last Minute Court Order Extends Notice Deadline Until at Least July 28, 2016 California's Court of Appeal and Legislature have in recent years created an unprecedented and potentially crushing i

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  • City of Pasadena Approves Gradual Minimum Wage Increase

    The City of Pasadena Approves Gradual Increases in Minimum Wage Starting July1,2016 On February 1, 2016, the Pasadena City Council enacted Ordinance No. 7278 to boost the city's minimum wage to $

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  • CALIFORNIA’S ITEMIZED PAY STUB REQUIREMENTS

    Ignoring the Needed Details Poses Trap for Unwary Employers California employers must of course comply with all laws applicable to payment of minimum wage and overtime. See, for example: Be Prepared

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  • New California Laws 2016

    Piece Work Compensation Is a Wreck Waiting to Happen. The Perils of New Labor Code Section 226.2 for Trucking, Auto Repair and Other Industries “Piece work” compensation or “piece rate” is pay

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  • Smokin’ Spuds Goes Down in Flames

    Potato Packing Plant Will Pay $450,000 to Settle Sex Harassment Lawsuit Colorado potato packing plant operator Smokin’ Spuds and Farming Technology Inc. recently settled a sexual harassment and reta

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  • TEN TOP REASONS FOR LIVE SEX HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

    Dynamic In-Person Interactive Training vs. Online Impersonal Button Pushing For most covered employers, December 31, 2015 is the next deadline to provide workplace discrimination and harassment p

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  • California Paid Sick Leave Law

    Amendments in Effect July 13, 2015 Our prior articles “Mandatory Paid Sick Leave For California Employees” and “Shall the Fog Be Forever Forsaken? California Labor Commissioner Again Attempts to Reso

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  • Los Angeles County Approves Gradual Increases in Minimum Wage Starting 2016

    Los Angeles County joining City of Los Angeles with Minimum Wage regulations. On July 21, 2015, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to increase the minimum wage in unincorporated po

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  • Changes to California Paid Family Leave Pamphlets

    What's new with the CFRA pamphlets Employees eligible for California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits may receive up to six weeks of state-funded partial wage replacement for leaves of absence to ca

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  • California Family Rights Act New Regulations Effective July 1, 2015

    All Covered Employers Must Update Policies, Procedures and Notices Private-sector employers with 50 or more employees are covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and the federal Family an

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