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Does Your Business Comply with the California Court BYOD Ruling?

Written by Evie Goldstein

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california capitol As described in the National Law Review, on August 12, 2014 the California Court of Appeals ruled that when employees must use their personal cell phones for work-related calls, California labor law requires the employer to reimburse them “a reasonable percentage of their cell phone bills.” The court did not define a “reasonable percentage”.

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What does this mean for California based businesses? Many are saying that this ruling means that ‘BYOD is dead.‘ However, this is not true. There are many solutions possible to enable BYOD in the workplace without it costing more for employers. With RingCentral, companies have different options to adapt to this new ruling. Reimbursing employees for business use of their devices should still be less costly than providing them with business-owned devices. And as we know, many employees still prefer using their own devices.

While the exact system of reimbursement the court will require is not settled, your business can use RingCentral Mobile Apps to document employee use of their devices for business purposes.

How to use the RingCentral Mobile Apps to manage costs

The ruling applies to companies headquartered in California. It also applies to California-based employees of outside companies. (Please note, similar rulings may eventually be adopted by other states.)

Stay tuned for more information on this new ruling as details unfold. We will stay up-to-date with the latest information and report back soon.

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