The California Legislature recently adopted changes to its Labor Code which impacts employers who pay employees on a piece rate basis. A “piece rate” system is one where an employee is paid a fixed amount of money for a given piece of work.  For instance, a picker who is paid a certain amount per pound of […]

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled 6-1 that the convenience store who sold beer to a man who later caused a fatal accident can be held liable by the families of the victims. The man was reported to be visibly intoxicated when he purchased the alcohol, but attorneys for the store argued that the store clerk […]