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California Enacts Phase-In Overtime Law for Agricultural Workers

Sep 23, 2016

HR 360, Inc. 

September 19, 2016

Certain Changes Set to Begin in January 2019 

California has enacted ​legislation to extend the payment of overtime compensation to agricultural employees on a phased-in implementation schedule. 

Overtime for Agricultural Workers 

Highlights of the new law include the following: 

The law also requires the Department of Industrial Relations to update Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order No. 14-2001 (Regulating Wages, Hours and Working Conditions in the Agricultural Occupations) to be consistent with the law, except that any existing provision in the wage order providing greater protections or benefits to agricultural employees will continue in full force and effect, notwithstanding any provision of the law. 

Click ​here to read the text of the new law.​

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