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 https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/FAQ_RestPeriods.htm

 Q- Can my employer require that I stay on the work premises during my rest period?

A- No, your employer cannot impose any restraints not inherent in the rest period requirement itself. In Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., (2016) 5 Cal.5th 257, 269, the California Supreme Court held that the rest period requirement “obligates employers to permit-and authorizes employees to take-off-duty rest periods.That is, during rest periods employers must relieve employees of all duties and relinquish control over how employees spend their time.” (citation omitted) As a practical matter, however, if an employee is provided a ten minute rest period, the employee can only travel five minutes from a work post before heading back to return in time.

 

Gender pay gap grows in California

Central Valley Business Journal….. The gap between what men and women earn is growing in California, despite the focus it has received recently. According to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, California women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual

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IRS Mileage Rates for 2017 Announced

Beginning January 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 53.5 cents per mile for business miles driven (down from 54 cents in 2016). 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes (down from

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Quest Industries delivers artisan quality bottles on large scale

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STOCKTON — Quest Industries, located near Stockton Metropolitan Airport, is making a name for itself  in the beverage world. The company received the award for most innovative wine packaging at the Wines and Vines packaging conference in Yountville in August. The company created labeling for Lodi’s Reed

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Governor signs farm worker overtime bill

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed AB 1066 which changes the way farm workers are paid overtime. The new law will begin phasing in at the beginning of 2017. It will end the 10-hour work day, 60- hour work week threshold workers had to meet to be

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Protecting Temporary Agency Employees

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  Safety & Health Factsheet Cal/OSHA Consultation Services Branch Division of Occupational Safety and Health Temporary agency employees work for a  “host employer” but are on the payroll of a “primary employer.” A primary employer can be either: 1. A temporary (temp) agency that hires workers and

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Employers GSEAC Seminar

Workers’ Compensation                                                          The Life-cycle of an Injured Worker Claim This interactive presentation will consist of a moderated panel session

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Sports Illustrated picks Stockton Ports

 as #1 in “Ranking the 2016 Minor League Baseball Theme Nights”, “Whether paying tribute to vegetables (Asparagus Night in Stockton – May 21, 2016)) or classic American movies (Top Gun Night in Lehigh Valley), minor league theme nights have covered just about every inch of pop culture.

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Congratulations to Jennifer Wallace for Business Person Of The Year

Jennifer Wallace is one of eight people to be honored at the Stockton Chamber luncheon on June 2, at 11:30 AM at the Stockton Hilton.  She was told of the award during a recent Industrial Technology Barbecue planning meeting.   Premier Staffing services Stockton, Lodi and the

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DAYLIGHT SAVINGS – SPRING FORWARD

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California Paid Sick Leave- What’s new in 2015

CALIFORNIA PAID SICK LEAVE   General Summary – Starting July 1, 2015, all California employers, regardless of size, are required to provide paid sick leave for any employee (part-time, full-time, exempt and non-exempt) who works in California for 30 or more days within a year.[1]  The new

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