Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety Workplace Policies

Federal Large Employer Vaccine Mandate – When Will it Hit California Workplaces?

The federal vaccine mandate for large employers (the “Federal Vaccine Regulation” or “Regulation”) pushed by the Biden administration has been in the news since its…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the latest…

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Posted in Posters and Notices

New Year Equals New Employment Posters — Remember Your Physical Posting Obligations!

Whether it’s planning for applicable state and local minimum wage increases and exempt employee salary increases; updating employee handbooks; or making sure employees complete their…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 17, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Cal/OSHA ETS Readoption to Change Testing, Vaccination and Exclusion Provisions

This Thursday, Cal/OSHA will vote on the second readoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (the “COVID-19 ETS”) which will govern COVID-19 safety protocols…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

HR Tips for Work Holiday Parties

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss the workplace rules employers should consider when planning…

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Posted in Time Off

Allowing Use of Sick Time for Vacation Could Prove Costly for Employer

My employee wants to take a few days off to take a trip with her family, but she is out of vacation time. Can I…

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Posted in General

Download the Free New 2022 California Employment Laws White Paper!

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to be a primary focus in 2021, the California Legislature crafted and sent several hundred bills to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk. As 2021 winds to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

How to Handle Paystub Listing for COVID Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

I read that the California COVID Supplemental Paid Sick Leave expired on Sept. 30, but I haven’t seen anything about the requirement to list the…

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Posted in Form I-9

Answers to Common Questions about Completing Form I-9

As employers are again hiring, a number of questions have arisen concerning the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. The following questions and answers may…