EMPLOYEES WHO ARE REQUIRED TO RESIDE ON THE EMPLOYERS PREMISES
There are several types of employers who are required to reside on theiremployer’s premises. If these employees are governed by IWC WageOrder 5, the employee is entitled to overtime, however, the residentemployee has their own definition of “Hours Worked”
WHAT KIND OF BUSINESS DOES WAGE ORDER 5 APPLY TO:
- Apartment management.
- Hotel Clerks.
- Rest homes.
- Convalescent hospitals.
- Child care institutions.
- Animal care services with overnight shelter or feeding.
- Skilled nursing facilities.
- Intermediate care and residential care facilities.
- Convalescent care institutions.
- Home health agencies.
- Boarding houses.
- Rooming houses.
- Private schools, colleges, or universities.
WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF HOURS WORKED:
“…that time spent carrying out assigned duties.”
This means that employees who reside at the employer’s premises are only entitled to compensation for the time they are actually carrying out duties and not the entire time they spend at the premises.
CONTACT A LOS ANGELES UNPAID WAGES LAWYER
The Law Offices of Morris Nazarian provides representation to employees seeking the payment of overtime wages, minimum wages, missed meal and rest breaks, vacation wages, deductions from wages, severance pay, misclassification, independent contractor cases and other unpaid wages or commissions. We also handle harassment and discrimination claims.
If you have been denied overtime wages, contact a Los Angles labor law attorney to schedule a free consultation. Please contact Los Angeles wage and hour lawyer Morris Nazarian by calling (310)284-7333 to make an appointment for a free initial consultation or please fill out the Employment Law Case Evaluation Form and Los Angeles Employment lawyer Morris Nazarian will call or email you as soon as possible.
If the violation is company-wide, you and your co-workers may been titled to bring a class action lawsuit against the employer.