SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — If you use your cell phone for work, with a company “Bring Your Own Device” policy, you could be seeing more money in your paycheck.

A California appeals court ruled companies must reimburse employees for work-related calls on personal mobile devices.

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The ruling means employees could be compensated for a percentage of your cell phone bill.

Workers were happy to hear the news.

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“It’s expensive to have a cell phone with a data plan, and I think it’s appropriate for employers to recognize that,” Joe Noonan said.

The ruling does not go into effect for at least another month.

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The court recommends employers review their cell phone policies in light of the decision.