Posts from October 2015.
Higher Wages for Computer Software Employees for 2016

The Department of Industrial Relations recently announced an increase in the minimum hourly wage required for certain computer software workers who are exempt from overtime under California Labor Code section 515.5. Specifically, the DIR raised the computer software employee minimum hourly rate of pay exemption from $41.27 to $41.85, the minimum monthly salary exemption from $7,165.12 to $7,265.43, and the minimum annual salary exemption from $85,981.40 to $87,185.14. The increases become effective on January 1, 2016 and are based on the 1.4% increase in the California ...

Minimum Wage Increases: Not a Simple Topic for Discussion

On October 15th, 2015, I was part of a panel/roundtable discussion regarding minimum wages. The panel was presented by the Government Affairs Committee of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce at the request of the City of Beverly Hills. The specific purpose of the panel was to discuss a potential increase in the minimum wage for the City of Beverly Hills in response to the recent ordinance passed by the City of Los Angeles, which ordinance will gradually increase the minimum wage for businesses with 26 or more employees to $15 an hour by July of 2020 (smaller employers and nonprofits have ...


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