28 Nov 2016
November 28, 2016

New Overtime Rules Blocked by Preliminary Injunction

November 28, 2016 0 Comment

A Federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction that prevents the new federal overtime rules from taking effect. As many of you know, the new federal overtime rules would have required employers to pay employees a minimum of $47,476 to classify the employees as exempt from overtime. Employers were supposed to comply starting December.. read more →

14 Sep 2016
September 14, 2016

New Federal Requirements for Exempt Employees

September 14, 2016 0 Comment

Beginning on DECEMBER 1st, 2016, the federal minimum salary for those falling under executive, professional and administrative exemptions will increase to $913/wk or $47,476/yr from the current rate of $455/wk or $23,660/yr. These minimums must be met to classify an employee as exempt from overtime and meal/rest periods. This will be the first time in recent.. read more →

14 Sep 2016
September 14, 2016

New Paid Sick Leave Requirements for Los Angeles Employers

September 14, 2016 0 Comment

As of JULY 1ST, 2016, employers within Los Angeles city limits will have to offer DOUBLE the paid sick leave time (48 hours/6 days) that is currently required by state law (24 hours/3 days). Eligible employees are those who have worked for the same employer for 30 days or more within one year of employment. Employees may.. read more →

02 Mar 2016
March 2, 2016

David De Castro Honored as 2016 Super Lawyer!

March 2, 2016 0 Comment

David De Castro was selected to the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list in Employment Law. This is the fourth straight year that Mr. De Castro was selected to this elite group. Only 5 percent of all attorneys are chosen each year. Mr. De Castro advises businesses and business owners in employment law with the.. read more →

02 Mar 2016
March 2, 2016

New Employment Laws for 2016!

March 2, 2016 0 Comment

MINIMUM WAGE GOES UP!! Minimum wage has increased from $9.00 per hour to $10.00 per hour! Effective January 1st.   FAIR PAY ACT The new law attempts to bridge the gap in pay between the sexes by requiring employers to pay the same wages/salary to men and women in the same or similar positions. Employers may.. read more →