From the employer’s perspective, the only way to truly “win” an employment case is to avoid it in the first place. We litigators love the thrill of gettting a judge, arbitrator, or jury to decide in our client’s favor. But it can be awfully expensive to get to that point. So without further ado,

Here is a practical list of the less than obvious things you need to do to make sure your California business is ready for the July 1st minimum wage increase to $9 per hour:

  • Make sure your payroll company is implementing the increase in all categories: base rate, overtime rate, meal premium, and split shift