A recent decision by the California Court of Appeal underscores the importance of maintaining and enforcing compliant wage and hour policies. Indeed, having the right policies in place may very well be an employer’s most powerful weapon for defeating wage and hour class claims.One California employer’s written wage and hour policies single-handedly defeated its employees’ overreaching motion for class certification.
Hospital Maintains and Enforces Compliant Wage and Hour Policies
Queen of the Valley Medical Center (QVMC) is a full-service hospital with 94 departments. In accordance with California law, QVMC and its employees agreed to adopt an alternative work schedule that