Archive for the ‘Workplace Policies’ Category

CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. Earlier this year, CalChamber identified several job killer bills that were moving through the legislative […]

21 Apr 17 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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Transgender Regulations On the Move

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections. The amended regulations now go to the state Office of Administrative Law for approval. If approved, the likely effective date is July 1, 2017. The […]

19 Apr 17 - Discrimination, Uncategorized, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Changes to Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave Rules

The City of Los Angeles has a mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) law which is part of its minimum wage ordinance and which has been in effect since July 1, 2016, for employers with 26 or more employees.  The Los Angeles PSL ordinance will begin to apply to employers with 25 or fewer employees on […]

5 Apr 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Labor Commissioner Answers Questions on Paid Sick Leave

The Labor Commissioner’s Office recently updated its frequently asked questions about California paid sick leave (PSL). The updated FAQ addresses three areas where employers have often had questions: Whether an employer must provide additional paid sick days if it had already had a paid time off (PTO) plan before the mandatory paid sick leave law […]

4 Apr 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Webinar Covers High Points of Drug-Free Workplaces in California

All the buzz in California these days is about Proposition 64, aka the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. What does this high-profile law mean for California employers and their current drug policies? The challenges facing employers won’t be maintaining your drug-free workplace policies and practices, but rather properly communicating and consistently enforcing these policies and […]

3 Apr 17 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »