Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

HR Boot Camp Seminar

New to Human Resources or Want a Refresher?

Build your HR muscle at one of CalChamber’s upcoming HR Boot Camp seminars throughout Northern and Southern California. From hiring through termination, our employment law experts explain core fundamentals of the employment life cycle, in addition to discussing compliance requirements, policies and best practices. “We’ll be sure to address hot issues on everyone’s mind, such […]

24 Jan 17 - Meal and Rest Break, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Paying Employees for Paid Sick Leave: Opinion Letter Issued

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) recently issued an opinion letter regarding calculation of paid sick leave for employees who are paid by commissions and exempt employees who are given an annual, non-discretionary bonus. Labor Code section 246(k) allows for the following three methods of payment: Calculate paid sick time for nonexempt employees […]

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excuses for calling in sick

Friday Fun Day: This Year’s Craziest Excuses for Calling in Sick

Slightly more than a third of workers (35 percent) said they called in sick over the last 12 months when they were feeling just fine, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. That’s perhaps not the best news for employers, but, the good news is that it’s an improvement from last year, when 38 percent of […]

21 Oct 16 - Discipline, Time Off - Shane Peterson - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Issues Final Rule on PSL for Federal Contractors

On September 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a new rule requiring federal contractors to provide workers with paid sick leave. As previously reported, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 in early September mandating employees of federal contractors and subcontractors receive up to 56 hours of paid sick leave per year. The […]

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Employment Related Job-Killer Bill to Governor

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, local chambers and the business community. While many job killer bills were stopped, one employment-related job killer already was signed and another is on the […]

2 Sep 16 - Compensation, Heat Illness, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »