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Senate Committee​​​​ to Consider Paid Sick Leave Mandate

The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill tomorrow that will increase the already-high costs of doing business in the state. AB 1522​ (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) would require all employers, large and small, to provide all employees in California with paid sick leave. The bill contains provisions for statutory […]

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Handling Summer Vacation Requests

Summer is generally a busy time of year for vacation requests. Employees want to take advantage of the good weather, and kids are out of school – allowing time for families to take summer vacations together. It might not always be possible for employers to grant specific vacation dates requested, especially if employees request the […]

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San Francisco’s Family Friendly Workplace Request Form Available

San Francisco’s Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance took effect January 1, 2014. Generally, the ordinance gives certain employees who are employed in San Francisco the right to request a flexible or predictable work arrangement to assist with caregiving responsibilities. The ordinance applies to employers with 20 or more employees, regardless of the employees’ location. The city’s […]

12 May 14 - Benefits, Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2014 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of “job killer” bills yesterday, calling attention to the negative impact that 26 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. “The economic recovery is still the number one issue for Californians,” said Allan Zaremberg, president and […]

10 Apr 14 - Minimum Wage, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Assembly Committee OKs Bill That Would Mandate Paid Sick Leave

This week, the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee approved a “job killer” bill, AB 1522 (Gonzales; D-San Diego), that would require employers to provide their employees with mandatory, protected, paid sick leave. The bill includes provisions for statutory penalties as well as litigation for alleged violations. The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition of employer […]

21 Mar 14 - Benefits, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »