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Hospital Legally Rounded Workers' Hours, Ca. Court Says

Law360 (June 25, 2018, 10:18 PM EDT) -- A California state appeals court ruled Monday that the method of calculating payroll used by a Los Angeles-area hospital system that automatically rounds workers’ hours either up or down to the nearest quarter-hour was legal since it didn’t result in workers being systematically underpaid over time.

In a published opinion, a three-judge panel for the Second Appellate District granted a request by AHMC Healthcare Inc. and several affiliated entities for a writ of mandate that directs Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle to grant judgment to the hospital that its payroll system complies with the California Labor Code....

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