Author: HRWatchdog

privacy
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Posted in Privacy

California’s Privacy Pickle

On January 1, 2023, California will become the only state to make blanket application of consumer data privacy laws to employment information, including human resources…

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Posted in General

Still Time to Register for CalChamber’s Virtual 2021 HR Symposium

CalChamber’s virtual 2021 HR Symposium will let you engage online with sought-after experts on relevant workplace issues. This year’s symposium is on Thursday, October 7…

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Posted in General

End of Session Update: Two Job Killer Bills Sent to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will eliminate an agricultural employee’s right to cast an independent vote in secret union ballot elections and a…

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Posted in Form I-9 Hiring

What to Do When Employee’s I-9 Work Authorization Document Expired

Can an employee work beyond the expiration date of a work authorization document? The answer to the question depends on whether the right to work…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Quick Overview of Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Standard

I read that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) adopted a revised version of the Emergency Temporary Standard for employee safety regarding the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Adopts Rules to Require Ongoing Masking in the Workplace

After a day-long meeting that included hours of public testimony and internal deliberations, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) ultimately adopted a…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Retroactive COVID Paid Sick Leave Due When Employee Requests It

I have a business with approximately 40 employees, and I just read something that said California passed a law making COVID sick leave retroactive to…

Meal and Rest Break Rules
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Posted in Meal and Rest Break Training

Upcoming Webinar Clarifies Often Misunderstood Meal and Rest Break Rules

Is your company following California’s precise meal and rest break requirements? It’s easy to violate the law without realizing it. “Meal breaks have nothing to…

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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

Adopted Wildfire Smoke Regulation Clarifies Employer Obligations

With a new fire season approaching, has the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) developed additional regulations to address the hazards and mitigation…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave Time Off

Webinar Next Week on Job-Protected Leaves for New and Expecting Parents

Welcoming a new addition to a family is one of the most important times in a person’s life. As a California employer, are you prepared…