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Resident Employees Need Only Be Paid For Time During Which Work Is Performed

Isner v. Falkenberg/Gilliam & Associates, Inc., 160 Cal. App. 4th 1393 (2008) Ron and Sharon Isner were resident employees of Falkenberg — a property management company specializing in managing nonprofit housing for the elderly. Although the Isners were required to remain on the premises and be on call on designated evenings from 5:00 p.m. until … Continue Reading

Ranger Who Was Injured In Residence Provided By State Was Limited To Workers’ Compensation Remedies

Vaught v. State, 157 Cal. App. 4th 1538 (2007) Marck Vaught was employed as a resource ranger for the State. His position required him to be on call “all the time.” As an inducement to accept the position, the State offered Vaught and his wife the use of a residence located in the district in … Continue Reading

On-Call Employees Who Resided On Site Were Entitled To Overtime Pay

Brigham v. Eugene Water & Elec. Bd., 357 F.3d 931 (9th Cir. 2004) James Brigham and other employees of the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) were stationed at the Carmen Smith Hydroelectric Project, a power generation facility straddling the upper McKenzie River, 70 miles east of Eugene, Oregon, in the Willamette National Forest. Four … Continue Reading
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