Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

The COVID-19 Regulation’s Final Re-Adoption — What Does it Mean Going Forward?

It has been almost a month since the third (and final) re-adoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) was adopted at the California…

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Posted in Hiring

CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts share highlights from…

expenses
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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Review Expense Reimbursement Policies for Relevance to Remote Work

When the pandemic started, we sent many of our employees home to work remotely. Should we have a policy regarding reimbursement of their expenses? The…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles), a…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek Overtime Workplace Policies

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell), a proposal…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Standards Board to Consider Update to Required First-Aid Kit Contents

I hear that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) will be considering a revision to the requirement to obtain a physician’s approval for…

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Posted in General

Important HR Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss three job killer bills under consideration…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

Over the course of the last two weeks, the California Chamber of Commerce released and has been building its 2022 job killer list. After its…

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Posted in Compensation

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. Compliance is complicated because most violations are…

stress
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Mental Stress Leave: Time with Employer Among Eligibility Factors

During the past two years, we’ve had several employees claiming they are dealing with depression and anxiety/stress. Can they file for leave under the Family…