Author: Erika Frank

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California DFEH Updates COVID-19 FAQs

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has updated their COVID-19 guidance. Employers — be sure to add this update to your library…

Covered employers are required to post this notice in a conspicuous place.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices Time Off

New California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Notice

Last night, the California Labor Commissioner released the CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers poster. Employers who are covered under California’s…

Grocery store workers are eligible to receive COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

COVID-19 Prompts Extra Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers

On April 16, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20, creating a COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave that requires employers, who are covered by Industrial…

grocery stores deemed essential
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

What Is and Isn’t ‘Essential’ Business Under California’s ‘Stay at Home’ Order

On March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20 directing all residents to stay home, except as needed to maintain continuity of operations…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Dynamex Goes Back to the Future, DLSE Chimes in Too

Do you remember the movie “Back to the Future,” where a young Marty McFly goes back in time and, in doing so, potentially re-writes the…

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Posted in Hiring

New Criminal Background Checks Regulations Withdrawn

Sometimes the California legislative and rulemaking processes feel like the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” where the same day repeats over and over again. The California…

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Posted in Posters and Notices

New Required Poster for California Employers Starting April 1

Look out, California employers! Another required posting is coming your way. Last week, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the Fair Employment and Housing…

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Posted in Compensation

Cases to Watch Update: Liability for Payroll Records

During our annual Employment Law Update seminar road trip, we discussed several “cases to watch” in 2019. For those of you who attended, we’ve got…

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Posted in Compensation

Reporting to Work: No Physical Presence Required

Last week, the Second District California Court of Appeal ruled that on-call employees are entitled to reporting time pay if they are required to contact…

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Posted in Training

On the Road: Employment Law Updates Seminars

The New Year brings many things — resolutions, cold weather and CalChamber’s annual Employment Law Updates seminars. Our seminars are sell-out shows and currently seats…