The California Supreme Court’s 2012 decision in Sullivan v. Oracle signaled, but did not conclusively rule, that no circumstances could support a California Labor Code claim by an employee working outside the State of California. However, a new California federal court decision emphatically holds that the application of California’s Labor Code should end at the
California Supreme Court Finds Out of State Employees Who Perform Work in California May Be Covered by California Labor Code
By Noel P. Tripp on
Posted in California, Coverage
In a long awaited decision, California’s Supreme Court has ruled that the State’s Labor Code provisions governing overtime pay may apply to non-residents working in California for “a California-based employer.” Sullivan v. Oracle Corp., 51 Cal. 4th 1191 (2011). A detailed analysis of the decision and its potential implications is available here.