Author: HRWatchdog

Drugs and Alcohol at Work Live Webinar
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Posted in Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

Under the Influence — Drugs and Alcohol at Work Live Webinar

Millions of Californians use alcohol and/or cannabis on a regular basis — even as a new law impacts California employers’ pre-employment testing practices. CalChamber’s latest…

AB 1076 Non-Compete Notice Deadline is February 14
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Posted in Privacy

AB 1076 Non-Compete Notice Deadline Is February 14

California has long taken the position that non-compete agreements are unwelcome in the Golden State — a stance the Legislature has solidified through the recent…

Career Advancement Remote, Hybrid Work
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Posted in Performance

Career Advancement Best Practices in the Age of Remote, Hybrid Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and business coach Nick Warner discuss the career advancement challenges remote workers…

Workplace Requests Related to Pregnancy, Childbirth Webinar!
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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

Register Now for Workplace Requests Related to Pregnancy, Childbirth Webinar!

Your employee is expecting a new baby. Congrats! Now, are you prepared for how to appropriately respond to your employee’s leave requests as well as…

Business Legislative Wins
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Posted in General

Business Legislative Wins and What Employers Can Expect in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris Micheli,…

alChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates Webinar!
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Posted in General

Register Now for CalChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates Webinar!

Last year, the California Legislature sent 1,046 bills to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. Of the 890 bills he signed, many affect California employers — and CalChamber’s annual…

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor’s Appointments
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor Appointments Not Required

My employee sustained an injury on the job a few months ago. He is claiming that we have to pay for his doctor and therapy…

employee Handbook
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Posted in Employee Handbook

The Benefit of Employee Handbooks (Plus a Tool to Help Craft One)

Stated simply, an employee handbook is one of the best ways to avoid misunderstandings; to ensure fair, consistent treatment of employees; and to help protect…

Fix PAGA, There’s a Better, Fairer Way for Workers
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Posted in Workplace Policies

Fix PAGA, There’s a Better, Fairer Way for Workers

California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) is broken, ineffective and inefficient for workers and unfair for thousands of businesses. Under the lawsuit-first system, workers get…

Pre-Order Your 2024 California and Federal Labor Law Posters
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Posted in Posters and Notices

Pre-Order Your 2024 California and Federal Labor Law Posters, Wage Orders, Pamphlets

Every California business is required to post 18 employment notices to ensure their employees are aware of their rights in the workplace. Starting January 1,…