Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remember Masks, Social Distance Over Holiday Weekend

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all California businesses to remind their employees of the importance of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing as…

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Posted in Compensation General Hiring Time Off

Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Remain as End of Session Approaches

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will significantly increase labor costs and create more liability for employers are expected to be voted on in…

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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

Required Awareness Training on Valley Fever Symptoms

I understand the Labor Code has been revised to address an increase in the number of reported cases of Valley Fever since 2016. As a…

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Posted in General

Free 2020 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

As we chug along in one of recent history’s most interesting years (to put it mildly), much of the focus has been on the COVID-19…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Why Temperature Checks, Doctor’s Note May Be OK for COVID-19

With the current coronavirus pandemic, I have been wondering what I can do to protect my employees in the workplace. May we take the temperature…

Ultimately, how employers handle a holiday that falls on a Saturday depends on both their company policy and whether employees are exempt or nonexempt.
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Posted in Time Off

When a Holiday Falls on Saturday

As the Fourth of July approaches, this year falling on a Saturday, employers may choose to close on the preceding Friday, giving their employees a…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Californians Must Wear Face Coverings Outside Their Homes

On June 18, 2020, the California Department of Public Health announced that statewide, the general public is now required to use cloth face coverings when…

Check out the dates and times for these two-day virtual seminars.
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Posted in General Time Off

HR Boot Camp and Leaves of Absence Seminars Go Virtual

As part of the ongoing effort to promote safe social distancing, CalChamber’s in-person seminars are going virtual. On select dates in June, August, and September,…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

[May 21 Webinar] Creating a Return to Work Plan for Your California Employees

On May 7, 2020, Governor Newsom released industry guidance allowing for a gradual reopening of California’s economy. As California and its localities begin to modify…

emerging workplace issues
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Posted in General

CalChamber Symposium Attendees Learn About Top Workplace Issues

More than 200 human resources professionals attended the annual California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium in Huntington Beach on Friday, November 8. The day-long event…