Episode 029: Minimum Wage Requirements

April 14, 2022

In today’s episode, we address some common questions we hear regarding the role of minimum wage and worker classification in California startup operations. California is incredibly strict with these rules and unfortunately, there are ramifications in the event you misclassify individuals. Therefore, it’s important that companies understand their obligations and what they need to do to properly classify individuals so they can prepare the appropriate contracts, with the help of a trusted legal counsel. 




If you are a startup founder/owner, be sure to listen in to find out more about worker classification, minimum wage requirements, and how you can protect your company when hiring contractors or employees.


In this episode, you will hear:

  • What is worker classification and why it’s important for startups
  • The potential consequences of misclassifying individuals as contractors
  • Identifying exempt vs. non-exempt employees
  • What is minimum wage?
  • Is minimum wage relevant for all employees?
  • How companies can protect themselves when hiring contractors or employees

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