Many employers, especially in California, are targeted by wage and hour class actions.   A recent decision by the California Court of Appeal may provide employers with some much-needed relief (and certainty) about a common practice: rounding time clock entries.

Both the U.S. Department of Labor and California’s Division of Labor Standards Enforcement permit employers to round time clock entries to the nearest tenth of an hour or even the nearest quarter of an hour. Nevertheless, in See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Silva (pdf), plaintiff Pamela Silva, a long-time hourly employee, sued See’s, claiming that See’s practice of rounding recorded time
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