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Minimum Wage Showdown in San Diego

Update: In a special meeting on August 18th, San Diego’s City Council voted to override the San Diego mayor. Last week, the mayor vetoed an ordinance proposing to incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Diego and provide “earned sick leave.” Because of the City Council’s action, the ordinance is slated to take effect January 1, […]

19 Aug 14 - Compensation, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Decision Time Looms for ‘Job Killer’ Bills in Senate​​​​​​​​

The Senate Appropriations Committee delayed action on four “job killer” bills Monday pending consideration of their fiscal impacts. A fifth “job killer” awaits a vote by the entire Senate. Senate Appropriations Suspense File The following California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills were sent to the Senate Appropriations Committee Suspense File to be considered again on […]

6 Aug 14 - Time Off, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

‘Job Killer’ Bills to Be Considered by Senate Fiscal Committee​​​​​

The Senate fiscal committee is scheduled to consider a number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills when legislators return to Sacramento on Monday. These “job killer” bills are on the August 4 hearing schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee: AB 1522 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) Paid Sick Leave. Increases employer mandates by requiring all employers, […]

29 Jul 14 - Benefits, Time Off, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Don’t Leave Your Compliance to Chance

Managing leaves of absence can be daunting for anyone who handles HR, especially since California has some very unique leave laws. Questions also arise from the interplay between California and federal rules for required and optional leaves of absence. To avoid costly litigation, it’s essential to understand various types of leaves and any state and […]

28 Jul 14 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Two Job Killer Bills Advance in Senate

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that could increase business costs and impose new liabilities on innocent businesses passed the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee last week. AB 1522 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) seeks to increase employer mandates by requiring all employers, large and small, to provide all employees in California with paid […]

16 Jun 14 - Benefits, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »