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Overtime Rules – California

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Overtime is an important part of employee compensation.  A well-organized overtime compensation policy can help employers predict the overtime they will need to pay to employees, and can provide a solid incentive to employees willing to work the overtime.  However, calculating overtime may not be as straightforward as many employers may initially think. Basic Definition […]

Independent Contractors – Part III: State Tests

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This post is meant to give some background information on how various government agencies determine whether a particular worker is an independent contractor or an employee.  There is currently a lot of litigation surrounding this question, particularly in California, and there are a lot of details that just cannot be captured in a short blog […]

Independent Contractors – Part II: Federal Tests

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This post is meant to give some background information on how various government agencies determine whether a particular worker is an independent contractor or an employee.  There is currently a lot of litigation surrounding this question, particularly in California, and there are a lot of details that just cannot be captured in a short blog […]