Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CalChamber Calls for Changes to Nonemergency COVID Draft Rule

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board’s draft proposal to extend the state’s COVID-19 regulation for another two years — with…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Standards Board Moving to Adopt Non-Emergency COVID Regulation

I hear that the California Division of Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board will be presenting for public comment and future adoption a final version…

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Posted in Time Off

If You Provide Paid Time Off to Employees, Don’t Miss This

Paid time off (PTO) is an optional job benefit many employers use as a recruitment and retention incentive. Some employers choose to combine vacation time,…

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Posted in Paid Family Leave

California Paid Family Leave Grants Available to Eligible Businesses

Eligible small businesses in California may now apply for grants up to $2,000 per employee utilizing California’s Paid Family Leave program (PFL). These grants, funded…

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Posted in General

Free 2022 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

As we move into the latter half of 2022, California employment law continues to move along — and employers should make sure they’re complying with…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

New Article Shows Record Number of PAGA Filings During COVID-19 Pandemic

While most business operations seemed to slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic, new data shows that one industry did not: plaintiff’s firms filing lawsuits. Private…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Overtime Workplace Policies

California Laws Generally Apply Only within Borders of State

Since the pandemic, my company has been allowing employees to work from home. Without informing our human resources department, several of these employees have moved…

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Posted in Form I-9

Steps to Take When Audit Reveals Errors in Completed Forms I-9

I am planning to audit our completed Forms I-9. What do I do if I find errors? Good for you! It is a best practice…

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Posted in Discrimination Performance

Moonlighting OK, But Not Job Performance/Attendance Issues

Can California employers require employees to submit written notification/disclosure that they have a second job? California is very protective of employees who engage in “lawful…

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Posted in Time Off

CalChamber Webinar Helps Small Businesses Manage CFRA Leave

Did you know that due to the 2021 California Family Rights Act (CFRA) expansion, employers with five or more employees may now have to provide…