Author: Erika Pickles

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Posted in Hiring Time Off

Status of NPLA, ‘Ban-the-Box’ Regulations

As previously reported, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has been working on amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Updated FCRA Form for Background Checks Must Be Used Starting September 21

The federal Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has released an updated version of the Summary of Rights notice required by the federal Fair Credit Reporting…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Updated FMLA Forms Are Now Available!

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated forms for managing leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As we previously reported,…

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Posted in Harassment

EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been busy! The agency continues to focus on sexual harassment in America’s workplaces as recent press releases…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

What Employers Should Know About Expired FMLA Forms

You may have noticed that the federal Department of Labor (DOL) forms used to manage leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) expired…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

New National Origin Regulations Coming July 1

As previously reported, the proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) addressing national origin protections were sent to the Office of…

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Posted in Benefits

HSA Limits Change … Again

As previously reported, in May 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the following annual limits for Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions for 2018: $3,450…

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Posted in Benefits

HSA Limits Changed

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are pre-tax accounts available to individuals covered under a high-deductible health plan. Eligible individuals can accumulate money, tax-free, in HSAs to…

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Posted in Form I-9

Labor Commissioner Releases Notice to Employee for Form I-9 Inspections

California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act (AB 450) provides California workers with protection from immigration enforcement while on the job. This law applies to all California…