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CalChamber’s employment law experts analyze federal and California legislation, important court cases and agency actions that affect employment law.

Assembly Committee to Consider CalChamber-Supported Flex Work Schedule Bill Today

​A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that allows an employee to voluntarily request a flexible work schedule, with an opportunity to work 4/10 hour workdays without the employer incurring overtime will be heard in the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee today. AB 907 seeks to eliminate the burdensome alternative workweek election process and allow the […]

Jan 8 2014 - Alternative Workweek - HRWatchdog Read More »

Update: NLRB Abandons Notice Posting Rule

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will not pursue its effort to require private sector employers to post an “Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act” notice. The NLRB said in a press release yesterday that it will not seek a U.S. Supreme Court review of two U.S. Court of Appeals decisions invalidating the […]

Jan 7 2014 - Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

New Year. New Laws. “New” HRCalifornia.

HRCalifornia’s team has been busily updating the HRCalifornia website with new content. The new content addresses new legislation, regulations, court cases, agency actions and local ordinances that will affect employers’ day-to-day operations in 2014. We added new content to approximately 200 pages in the HR Library, and made the necessary updates to forms, quizzes, wizards […]

Jan 6 2014 - General - HRWatchdog Read More »

Plan Ahead for H1-B Visas

The H-1B filing season usually begins on April 1 of each year. If you use workers who need H-1B visas, you should begin planning now for the 2014 filing season.  There is a statutory cap on the number of H1-B visas that are granted. Currently, the cap on H1-B visas is 65,000 with an additional […]

Jan 3 2014 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »