Archive for the ‘Holiday Pay’ Category

Holiday Pay and the Fourth of July

Is Independence Day a paid holiday for your employees? Or is the holiday unpaid? California law does not require that an employer provide its employees with paid holidays, that it close its business on any holiday or that employees be given the day off for any particular holiday. It’s really up to your company policy. Is […]

30 Jun 16 - Holiday Pay - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Assembly Passes Double-Pay Holiday Bill

The California Assembly yesterday passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that requires double the “regular rate” of pay for work on Thanksgiving. AB 67 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) passed the Assembly 43-32. The bill unfairly targets two classifications of employers, increases their costs, and creates a competitive disadvantage by forcing employers to recognize Thanksgiving as a “family holiday” […]

28 Jan 16 - Holiday Pay - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Revised Double-Pay Holiday Bill Back for Assembly Vote

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that requires double pay for work on Thanksgiving awaits action by the Assembly. A previous version of the bill failed to pass the Assembly last year. CalChamber remains opposed to the amended version of AB 67 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) because it unfairly targets two classifications of employers, increases their […]

27 Jan 16 - Compensation, Holiday Pay - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Thanksgiving: Showing Gratitude to Your Employees

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  This can be a good time to reflect on ways that a company can recognize and thank employees for their work efforts. Recognition doesn’t just mean extra compensation or tangible benefits – although those things are always welcome! It can be as simple as acknowledging, in a timely manner, […]

24 Nov 15 - Holiday Pay, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Double-Pay Holiday Bill Set for Committee Hearing

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill requiring double pay for work on certain days is scheduled to be considered by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on March 18. The CalChamber opposes AB 67 (Gonzalez; D-Sherman Heights) because it increases costs, creates a competitive disadvantage, and potentially violates employers’ constitutional rights by forcing employers to […]

16 Mar 15 - Holiday Pay, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »