Archive for the ‘Posters and Notices’ Category

Back from the Holiday? Don’t Forget About New Domestic Violence Notice

If you have 25 or more employees, you now must provide new employees with a written notice about the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to take protected time off for medical treatment or legal proceedings. The notice also contains information on victims’ rights to accommodation and protections against discrimination. As […]

5 Jul 17 - Posters and Notices, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Mandatory Poster and Education Requirements for California Barbering and Cosmetology Licensees July 1

To address workplace violations at California salons, California enacted two pieces of legislation that would provide salon workers, such as nail salon workers, with information on their employment rights. One legislative bill requires a mandatory poster; the other requires educational information for all licensees. Both bills are intended to educate business owners and workers about […]

26 Jun 17 - Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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; […]

3 May 17 - Harassment, Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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 […]

10 Jan 17 - Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »