Employers are required to pay all nonexempt employees in compliance with state, federal and local wage and hour laws. As we head toward the mid-summer months, here are a few key reminders for compliance with state and federal laws governing the payment of wages and overtime pay:

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Many state and federal laws require an employer to investigate employee complaints in a timely manner (e.g., California Fair Employment & Housing Act, Title VII, ADA/ADAAA). Prompt and thorough investigations ensure accurate recollections and give the employer the opportunity to quickly take all appropriate corrective actions.

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The California Secretary of State recently announced that the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act (FPEAA) has qualified for the November 2024 ballot. Nearly 1 million signatures were submitted in support of the Proposition. The FPEAA seeks to repeal California’s controversial Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and eliminate Labor Commissioner authority to assist private individuals with wage enforcement actions.

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