Author: HRWatchdog

1617
Posted in Disabilities Termination Time Off

Things to Consider When Deciding on Disability Leave Extension

We have an employee who has been out on disability for almost a year, but we can’t let him go because he’s on disability. What…

1272
Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Upcoming Webinar Helps Employers Keep Pace With COVID-19 Workplace Standards

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic’s onset roughly two years ago, employers have had to not only keep track of but also comply with myriad prevention…

4229
Posted in Holiday Pay Time Off

California Holiday Pay, Time Off Rules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss California holiday wage and hour issues, including holiday…

1877
Posted in General

Classifying Long-Term Worker as ‘Temporary’ May Cause Problems

I hired a temporary worker a few months ago. I saw that under work classifications, a temp’s time can be extended for one additional 90-day…

privacy
1475
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…

1581
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…

1350
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…

2614
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…

2182
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…

2153
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…