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.READ MORE: Contra Costa County To Pay $4.9M Settlement In Police Killing Of Laudemer Arboleda
The ruling means employees could be compensated for a percentage of your cell phone bill.
Workers were happy to hear the news.READ MORE: Stretch Of Highway 1 Near Big Sur Likely Closed For A Week Due To Rockslide Following Storm
“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.MORE NEWS: Newsom Receives COVID Vaccine Booster At Oakland Event Promoting State's Vaccination Push
The court recommends employers review their cell phone policies in light of the decision.