Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Many Factors to Consider When Employee Asks for More Leave Time

Our employee has used up all of her federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave but called today to request an extension of time….

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Delays Vote on COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments

Employers will have to wait a little longer to know what is coming for California’s COVID-19 workplace emergency temporary standard. The California Occupational Safety and…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

How to Handle a California Pregnancy Disability Accommodation

Do I have to continue to accommodate a pregnant employee who continues to be late or absent from work when she has used up all…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

New COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments Coming From Cal/OSHA

In a development that every employer in California should be watching closely, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released the new proposed…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace reopenings…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

On-Site Drug Testing: Remember to Support Need, Confidentiality

We’ve been bringing our employees back into the office, and pursuant to our “reasonable suspicion” drug testing, would like to conduct in-house drug testing. Can…

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Posted in Time Off

California Family Rights Act Leave Raises Issues, Questions

My employee used her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/California Family Rights Act (CFRA) time last year to care for her mother. Now she wants…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation Workplace Policies

Steps to Consider When Employee Telecommutes From Another State

As a result of COVID-19, we’ve had a lot of employees working remotely, but now some of them are planning to move out of state…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the state’s economy in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Assembly Passes New Sick Leave Proposal; CalChamber-Led Coalition Opposes New Costly Mandate

The California Chamber of Commerce and more than 110 allied organizations are expressing strong opposition to two bills which passed the Assembly on Monday. AB 84 (Ting) and SB…