Posts Tagged: Minimum wage

How to Avoid Common HR Mistakes

For small to medium-sized businesses, it can be a challenge to implement effective HR policies and procedures when the focus is solely on building your business. Keeping a safe, fair, and comfortable work environment is crucial to retain your top employees and avoid lawsuits. Mistakes are made in the workplace though. RTR Consulting reviews the… Read more »



Dos and Don’ts of Attending a Company Picnic

Now that summer is in full swing with sunny skies and warm weather, companies can plan fun events for their employees. Company picnics are a popular choice among employers to boost employee morale and embrace community. How can you ensure your company picnic runs smoothly and is fun for everyone? RTR Consulting reveals the dos… Read more »


Minimum Wage Updates in California

Employees across Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Francisco, and Oakland are celebrating new minimum wage standards. The numbers can vary slightly from business to business based on company size and industry, but there remains an upward trend in wages. RTR Consulting informs businesses of the change and the new numbers you need to know.   A… Read more »


Employment Law Changes for 2018 – Part Two

  Employers, have you examined your employment processes for 2018 yet? The new year will be here before you know it and with that comes important updates you must be aware of!   This is part 2 in our three-part series on Employment Law Changes for 2018. We at RTR Consulting want to make sure… Read more »


New Overtime Pay Rules

The Department announced a Final Rule focused primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional workers to be exempt. For more information, see  http://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime/final2016/. The primary change raises the salary test to a weekly salary $913.00 or annual salary $47,476. The salary test in CA currently is $800.00 per… Read more »


EXEMPT or NON-EXEMPT

The Department of Labor is increasing it’s audit to ensure employers are not misclassifying employees exempt. In addition, they are changing the rules to make more positions classified as non-exempt. Employers should audit their employee classifications to ensure they do not have misclassified employees. Conducting job analysis on for all positions is best way to ensure… Read more »


COMMON WAGE AND HOUR MISTAKES

Employers needs to audit there wage and hour practices to ensure that they are not making mistakes that would cause to violate Employment Law. MISCLASSIFYING NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYEES AS EXEMPT FROM FSLA. Lucrative attorneys’ fees continue to motivate lawyers to file individual and class actions on behalf of improperly classified employees. Two test to qualify for exempt… Read more »