With spring in full swing and summer only a few months away, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to take the necessary steps to ensure their employees are protected during heat waves. Extreme heat is the number one weather-related killer in the country, so preventing heat-related illnesses is crucial.

Here are some recommendations for employers:

Reversing the decisions of the trial court and Court of Appeal that had ruled in favor of the employer, the California Supreme Court has held that a California employer cannot use the federal formula for calculating overtime on a flat sum bonus during a single pay period, but must use the method created by the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Manual instead.

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Labor shortages and work place regulations are critical issues for our industry and our employees.

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