This section begins with a comprehensive discussion of California’s minimum standards for straight-time hourly wages, incentive pay and special pay arrangements as required by the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) Wage Orders.
The issue of overtime is discussed in
Overtime Pay, the issue of hours worked is discussed in
Hours of Work and Recording Time Worked, and the issue of exempt versus nonexempt status is discussed in
Paying employees the correct amount, timely payment of wages and the way in which payment is made are equally important. This section discusses these issues, including how and when you must pay terminating employees.
Finally, this section describes rules about tools, uniforms and equipment, work facilities and industry specific wage laws covering domestic services, garment industries and agriculture.