Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

Primary Election Day: What Employers Need to Know

Today is the last day to register to vote in the June primary. The California Presidential Primary Election is on June 5, 2018. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Your employees may take time away from work to vote, and employers have posting obligations. This year, five counties in Northern California will be […]

21 May 18 - Posters and Notices, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

May Webinar Prepares Employers for Time Off for Baby

California provides strong protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents. Given the number of laws involved, managing pregnancy and baby bonding leave is not an easy task. Under California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), employers with five or more employees must allow an employee to take up to four months of job-protected leave when […]

7 May 18 - FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

FEHC Proposes Baby Bonding Leave, Criminal Background Check Regulations

Less than two months after California’s New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the ban-the-box law went into effect, the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is proposing amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address […]

20 Feb 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Get Your Head Around Managing Different Leaves of Absence

Oh, the challenges of managing leaves of absence and resolving related HR issues. The required documentation and tracking can become a real compliance headache, especially when the leaves are intermittent or when California and federal rules overlap. Find clarity by attending one of CalChamber’s popular “Leaves of Absence: Making Sense of It All” seminars. Our […]

13 Feb 18 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passes

A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence for small businesses passed the Legislature this week and is on its way to the Governor. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) passed the Assembly on September 12 by a vote of 51-15. A day later, the Senate voted 25-13 to concur in Assembly amendments to […]

15 Sep 17 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »