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From the July 22, 2021, Issue:

Overtime Calculations for Dual-Rate Employees: Avoid Undercompensation
Some employers choose to pay employees different wage rates for different jobs performed during a pay period. For example, a retail employee may work in customer service on weekdays, then as a shift supervisor at a higher pay rate on weekends. Or employers could offer one wage rate for regular job duties and a lower rate for travel time.

The Ins and Outs of Heat Illness Prevention
Blistering temperatures ravaged much of California earlier in July, and it’s a safe bet that more sweltering days will hit before fall provides relief from the heat. Outdoor workers are especially at risk from high temperatures, and under California’s heat illness prevention standards, employers with workers who work outdoors must take steps to protect their employees.

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