California employment lawyers have long argued about whether (or not) an employer can pay a settlement to an employee and issue a 1099 to the employee for the settlement amount. Most employers insist on issuing the settlement check subject to usual payroll tax withholdings, reported on a W-2. However, in many cases, to maximize the… Read More
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Following the CA Supreme Court’s long-awaited decision in Brinker last year, which I blogged about here, California’s lower courts were left to resolve the numerous meal and rest break cases that were ordered held pending the resolution of Brinker. Two of these cases received an extraordinary amount of press coverage, and both were ultimately decided in favor of California employers…. Read More