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Travel Pay in California: What Employees Must Be Compensated For Under State and Federal Law - On-Demand

Travel Pay in California: What Employees Must Be Compensated For Under State and Federal Law - On-Demand

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Travel Pay in California:
What Employees Must Be Compensated For Under State and Federal Law - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.


WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn the rules for ensuring travel pay compliance in California.



Determining when employees are entitled to travel pay should be a simple matter, but in actual practice it’s anything but—especially in California, with its uniquely employee-friendly laws. If you’ve been in HR for any length of time, you’ve probably wrestled with one or more of the following scenarios:

  • What if employees travel between different job sites? 
  • What if their flights get cancelled and they are waiting around at or near the airport for several hours (or overnight)? 
  • What if a trip is part business and part pleasure (involving some vacation time) for an employee? 
  • How do you handle pay for non-exempts who travel at night or over the weekend, when they’re technically off-duty? 
  • When must training time be compensated? 
  • How “on-call” does an employee really have to be for the time to be compensable? What should you do if the person is just hanging out at home with a cell phone at the ready? 
  • Under what circumstances is commuting to or from home compensable? 


Use this in-depth widely popular on-demand webinar with a California-based attorney who will break down both the state and federal travel pay rules for you—so you can stay in compliance and out of court.

You’ll learn:

  • Key factors in determining when travel time equals work time 
  • The basic rules of travel pay compliance at the California and federal levels 
  • How to treat overtime when you’re paying travel time at a different rate than regular work hours (the blended rate) 
  • Whether travel between job sites is compensable under California rules 
  • How to tell when compensation may be owed for overnight travel or time spent at training programs, seminars, and conferences 
  • The special factors that could change your travel pay obligations, such as when employees drive their own vehicles or respond to work-related emergencies 
  • If and when telecommuters may be entitled to compensation for their travels 
  • Best practices for drafting an effective travel pay policy for your organization, to comply with California and federal law 
  • And much more! 


Learn the latest updates, as well as the basics on the California “road” rules of wage and hour.

About Your Presenter

Marc JacuzziMarc Jacuzzi, Esq. 
Director Attorney 
Simpson, Garrity, Innes, & Jacuzzi, P.C.

Marc Jacuzzi has broad experience in employment law matters. He has represented numerous employers as defendants in civil rights actions (including claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), and other state discrimination statutes), trade secret misappropriation claims, wage claims, wrongful termination claims; unfair business practices claims (Section 17200), non-competition claims (Section 16600), contract disputes and various tort claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), various other state agencies and in various State and Federal Courts. Mr. Jacuzzi's practice also involves employment law counseling. He regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including hiring and termination issues, wage and hour requirements, employee classification issues, civil rights/discrimination issues, commission plans, employment contracts, employee handbooks and policies, confidential information agreements, reductions in force, leaves of absence issues, employment audits, M&A employment issues, violence in the workplace issues and international employment issues. Mr. Jacuzzi has also conducted numerous in-house training programs on a number of employment law topics.

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