Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Disabilities Discrimination

If 65+ Employee Falters, Focus on Job Performance, Not Age

We have an employee who is over the age of 65 and has worked for us for several years, but recently his cognitive skills appear…

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Posted in Time Off

Small Business in California? This Important Webinar Is for You

Managing an employee’s absence from work is particularly challenging for small businesses. On January 1, 2021, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and its leave…

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Posted in General

Most Popular Questions From HR Seminar

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Bianca Saad and Matthew Roberts…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workers' Compensation

Report COVID-19 Positive Test Result to Workers’ Comp Carrier

Do I have to have to file a workers’ compensation claim every time one of my employees tests positive for COVID-19? No. The new law…

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Posted in Discrimination Health and Safety

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Be Required?

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

New Federal COVID Law Includes Option to Offer Paid Sick Leave

I remember reading that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020. Do I need to pay anything…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Performance Reviews in a COVID-19 Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many hardships for employers and employees this year, and in this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Recent Standards Board Rule Revisions Affect Many Businesses

We are a small machine shop that specializes in custom automotive parts and one of our employees recently requested a copy of our Injury and…

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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…