• California Supreme Court Holds That Employers May Pay Increased Salaries or Commissions Instead of Reimbursing Employees for Actual Expenses
  • November 13, 2007
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Chicago Office
  • The California Supreme Court has ruled that an employer may satisfy its reimbursement obligation under Labor Code Section 2802 by paying employees enhanced compensation in the form of increases in base salary or commission rates in lieu of employees' actual costs incurred in performing their job duties. Gattuso v. Harte-Hanks Shoppers, Inc., Case No. S139555 (Nov. 5, 2007).