Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce recently added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to 27. One of the new additions, AB 2613, relates to the payment of wages: AB 2613 (Reyes; D-Grand Terrace) would change the California Labor Code and make an employer or other person acting […]

Apr 23 2018 - Compensation - HRWatchdog Read More »

In-Depth and In-Person California Harassment Prevention Training

We all think we know what California law considers sexual harassment in the workplace — or do we? Gray areas of unlawful behavior create problems, and in-person training allows group discussion and further clarification. Join the conversation in Northern or Southern California on May 29 or September 17, when CalChamber presents live and in-person California […]

Apr 20 2018 - Harassment - HRWatchdog Read More »

April 24 Heat Illness Prevention Network Conference Call

Take advantage of an upcoming conference call to review best practices for preventing heat illness at outdoor worksites. Everyone is welcome to join the call – no Heat Illness Prevention Network (HIP Network) membership required. WHO: Andre Schoorl, Acting Director, Department of Industrial Relations, and Juliann Sum, Chief, Cal/OSHA WHAT: Conference call with Q&A to […]

Apr 19 2018 - Heat Illness - HRWatchdog Read More »

Who’s Calling, Please? DFEH Will Survey Employers About Anti-Harassment and Diversity Policies

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will conduct a telephonic survey of California employers to ask questions about their anti-harassment and diversity policies. The intent of the survey is to develop a clearer picture of how California employers manage diversity and harassment issues, including anti-harassment and diversity policies. […]

Apr 18 2018 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Plan Ahead to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

Even though a glance out the window may show stormy skies, next week the weather may be sunny and beautiful with increasing temperatures. Cal/OSHA reminds employers to take time now and plan ahead for warmer weather to protect outdoor workers from heat-related illness and death. “It is never too early for employers with outdoor workers […]

Apr 16 2018 - Heat Illness - Katie Culliton Read More »