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California Minimum Wage Effect on Employees Paid on a Piece Rate Plan

Written By: Melissa C. Marsh, Esq., California Business Attorney, March 2016
In California, employees who are paid hourly must be paid at least the minimum wage for each increment of work time. Why is this important? Because some employees are not paid hourly, but by what is commonly known as a piece rate plan. Under such a plan, it is imperative for the employer to ensure that the employee is being compensated properly (both as to the minimum wage) and [...]else400

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Posted In: Employment Law News 


2016 IRS Standard Mileage Rate

Written By: Melissa C. Marsh, Esq., California Business Attorney, March 2016
Beginning January 1, 2016, the IRS standard mileage rate deduction for business use of a vehicle is 54 cents per mile (down 3.5 cents from 2015).

Pursuant to California Labor Code §2802, California employers are required to reimburse employees for all expenses incurred by the employee in performing their duties, including expenses for travel, dining, and mileage (other than to and from work/home). [...]else400

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Posted In: Business Law Bulletin  Corporate Client Bulletin  Employment Law News  Tax Update 


California On Call Time Laws Amended By California Supreme Court

Written By: Melissa C. Marsh, Esq., California Business Attorney, March 2016
In January 2015 the California Supreme Court held that employees who work 24 hour shifts must be paid for all time spent at the employer’s workplace including sleep time, under California Industrial Wage Order No. 4.

California law defines “hours worked” as “the time during which an employee is subject to the control of an employer, and includes all the time the employee is suffered or permitted [...]else400

Tags: on call time
Posted In: Employment Law News 


New 2014 IRS Mileage Rate

Written By: Melissa C. Marsh, Esq., California Business Attorney, February 2014
Beginning January 1, 2014, the IRS standard mileage rate deduction for business use of a vehicle is 56 cents per mile, down a half cent from the 2013 IRS mileage rate of 56.5 cents per mile.

Pursuant to California Labor Code §2802, California employers are required to reimburse employees for all expenses incurred by the employee in performing their duties, including expenses for travel, dining, [...]else400

Tags: IRS 2014 Mileage Rate
Posted In: Business Law Bulletin  Corporate Client Bulletin  Employment Law News 


California SB 288 and 400 Create New Protections For Employees Who Are Victims Of Crime

Written By: Melissa C. Marsh, Esq., California Business Attorney, November 2013
Effective January 1, 2014, SB 288 adds §230.5 to the Labor Code to prohibit an employer from discharging, retaliating or discriminating against any employee for attending court proceedings against their perpetrator if the employee (or the employee’s spouse, parent, child, sibling, or guardian) has suffered direct or threatened physical, psychological, or financial harm as a result of a commission [...]else400

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Located in Los Angeles, California, the Law Office of Melissa C. Marsh handles business law and corporation law matters as a lawyer for clients throughout Los Angeles including Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Valley Village, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Hollywood, West LA as well as Riverside County, San Fernando, Ventura County, and Santa Clarita. Attorney Melissa C. Marsh has considerable experience handling business matters both nationally and internationally. We routinely assist our clients with incorporation, forming a California corporation, forming a California llc, partnership, annual minutes, shareholder meetings, director meetings, getting a taxpayer ID number (EIN), buying a business, selling a business, commercial lease review, employee disputes, independent contractors, construction, and personal matters such as preparing a will, living trust, power of attorney, health care directive, and more.