Category: Rate of Pay

By: Morris Nazarian The current minimum wage rate in California is twelve dollars ($12) per hour if you work for an employer who employs 25 or fewer employees and thirteen dollars ($13) per hour if you work for an employer who employs 26 or more employees. On January 1, 2021, the rate will increase to […]

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Overtime is based on the regular rate of pay and the regular rate of pay includes all renumeration. In order to determine how much overtime compensation, the employee is entitled to we need to calculate the regular rate of pay. The regular rate of pay depends on how the employee is paid (hourly; hourly plus […]

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It is important to remember that except for certain types of employees in the computer software field, exempt employees must be paid on a salary basis, otherwise, that employee will lose their exempt status and, thus, will be entitled to overtime.  Assuming that the employee satisfies both the duties requirement and the salary requirement for […]

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Morris Nazarian

Attorney Morris Nazarian is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he obtained his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, in neuroscience. He serves the community of Century City and Los Angeles as an Employment Lawyer.