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

Form W-2: Report Employer Provided Health Care Coverage

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to report the cost of an employee’s health care coverage under an employer-sponsored group health care plan on an employee’s Form W-2. This reporting requirement does not make the benefit taxable. The value of the benefit continues to be excludable from an employee’s income. The reporting requirement is “for […]

Jan 13 2014 - Benefits, Health Care Reform - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Assembly Committee Rejects Flex Work Schedule Bill

​A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that sought to eliminate the burdensome alternative workweek election process and allow the employee the opportunity to request a workweek schedule addressing the needs of both the employer and employee failed to pass the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. AB 907 would have allowed an employee to voluntarily […]

Jan 9 2014 - Alternative Workweek - HRWatchdog Read More »

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 »