Blog Posts for March 2018

A California Court Ruling May Change the Way Employers Calculate Overtime Pay for Some Employees

March 12, 2018

On March 5th,  the California Supreme Court (Alvarado v. Dart Container Corporation of California) held that employers who pay certain types of bonuses to non-exempt employees must apply a more generous calculation when determining how much overtime must be paid.  This decision does not affect exempt employees because they are not eligible for overtime.  Also, this decision only comes into play if and when a non-exempt employee works overtime and is paid a so-called non-discretionary bonus. 


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