Most California employers understand the importance of wage and hour law, but the inherent complexity of these rules presents many traps for the unwary.  In fact, the litigation of wage and hour claims continues to plague employers in all industries.

Non-compliant practices can be extremely costly, from the award of significant damages and remedies to a prevailing employee, to the assessment of penalties from government agencies.  When it comes to wage and hour law, what employers don’t know will cost them.

This webinar will provide guidance to help employers minimize the risk of government audits and employee lawsuits, including a discussion on the following topics:

  • Classification of workers as employees or independent contractors, and important considerations when retaining an independent contractor
  • Exemption from overtime requirements
  • Implementation and administration of meal periods and rest breaks
  • Best practices upon notice of an audit or lawsuit