Although we are a few days into the new decade, let’s look back at the top HRWatchdog blog posts of 2019. They offer an overview of the most pressing questions HR professionals had in 2019 as well as the major updates and clarifications on confusing topics for California employers.
Starting April 1, 2019, California employers were required to start posting a new notice.
An employee’s exempt classification must be evaluated by the employee’s rate of pay and the duties he/she performs, not necessarily by the number of hours worked.
Emergency “clean-up” legislation clarified the sexual harassment prevention training deadlines.
Yes. A driver license with the “Federal Limits Apply” notation indicates that the license does not meet federal standards for the issuance and production of a compliant card under the REAL ID Act, but it does not prohibit the document from being used to establish identity for Form I-9 purposes.
CalChamber’s new white paper answers questions about complying with the new sexual harassment prevention training requirements.
Bookmark this post as PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff will most likely continue into 2020.
Employers haven’t seen “no-match” letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) since 2012 but that changed in March 2019.
April 1 brought new notice and pamphlet revisions.
Employers need to be aware of a few significant new 2020 employment laws that may affect their daily business operations, policies and employees.
2020 is starting strong. A judge will consider a permanent injunction on a new arbitration law on Friday and California’s new independent contractor law is causing confusion. Stay tuned to HRWatchdog for updates on these issues and more!
Katie Culliton, Editor, CalChamber
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