The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (the Division) recently adopted Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order # 36 (COMPS), which will take effect on March 16, 2020. COMPS will replace the Colorado Minimum Wage Order, which had largely remained substantively unchanged for two decades. With the
California law requires that employers authorize and permit their employees to take rest periods based on the total hours worked in a day. Employers must authorize and permit 10 minutes net rest time for every four hours worked or major fractions of an hour. If the workday is less than three and one-half hours, then no rest period is required. Even though no work is performed, employers must consider rest periods as compensable time worked.
New Rest Period Requirements For Piece-Rate Workers
Recently, the legislature placed substantial new requirements on employers with employees who are compensated on a piece-rate basis for any work within a pay period.
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