Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Benefits

2021 Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) Contribution Limits

Open enrollment season is here, which means employees can elect or change their employer-offered benefits, such a health, vision and dental insurance, and start planning…

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Posted in Benefits

AB 1731 Provides Rare Win-Win Option for California’s Businesses and Workers During Economic Downturn

As the 2020 legislative season comes to a close, we can certainly say it has been a chaotic time for employers. One bright spot for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s new…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General

Register Now! 2020 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event — live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of…

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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…