Archive for the ‘Posters and Notices’ Category

DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance

Yesterday, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced an update to the required sexual harassment prevention brochure for California employers detailing California’s legal protections against sexual harassment. Under Government Code section 12950(b), all employers must provide information to their employees that, at a minimum, covers the following topics: The illegality of sexual harassment; […]

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California Wage Orders Updated

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently updated most of the Wage Orders to reflect the 2017 and 2018 increases in the state minimum wage. The updated Wage Orders include Wage Orders 1 through 13, 15 and 16. Wage Orders 14 and 17 have not been updated at this time. The correct industry Wage Order bears […]

1 May 17 - Minimum Wage, Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EITC, W-2, Earned Income Tax Credit

New California Earned Income Tax Credit Notice

California employers who provide unemployment insurance must notify all employees that they are eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). AB 1847, a new law effective January 1, 2017, requires these employers to also notify employees that they may be eligible for the California EITC. The specific language for the required notice regarding the […]

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Don’t Forget “Time Off to Vote” Obligations

The general election is November 8, 2016. Employers must display a poster describing voting leave requirements at least 10 days before every statewide election. If an employee does not have sufficient time outside of working hours to vote in a statewide election, the employee may take up to two hours of working time to vote […]

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FLSA poster change, EPPA poster change

Mandatory Changes to Federal Employment Postings for August 1

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) just recently announced two mandatory poster changes. Beginning August 1, 2016, employers must post updated versions of the Federal Minimum Wage poster and the Federal Employee Polygraph Protection Act poster. The DOL made these changes this week, allowing little time for employers to comply before the August 1 deadline. […]

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