Employers May Now Be Liable for Pay When On-Call Employees Are Not Scheduled to Work
California employment laws are very protective of employees and the on-call pay rules are no exception. California Industrial Welfare Commission's (IWC) Wage Order No. 7-2001 (codified at California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 11070; hereafter, "Wage Order 7") regulates wages, hours, and working conditions in the mercantile industry.
Courtney Osborn, is an attorney at Littler Mendelson in San Francisco. She represents employers in matters involving labor laws, wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful termination and other issues. Ms. Osborn can be reached at COsborn@littler.com or (415) 216-1230.
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