Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Posters and Notices

Starting Today, California Employers Have a New/Updated Notice (and Revised Pamphlets Too!)

This year, forget April showers and May flowers, April 1 brings new notice and pamphlet revisions. California employers need to check their notices and posters…

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Posted in Harassment

New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper

You’ve all heard the news that California employers with five or more employees located anywhere must now provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees — not…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Demystifying ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay, Overtime

How does the regular rate work? Once I calculate the regular rate, does it change the employee’s hourly rate? Do I have to calculate a…

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Posted in Paid Family Leave Time Off

New Dads Can Bond with Baby Too!

Our employee’s wife just had a baby and he is asking us if he can take time off work and how much he will get…

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Posted in General

IRS Releases Common 2019 Tax Scams to Be Aware Of

To help businesses and taxpayers prepare for the federal tax filing deadline next month, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is releasing information on 12…

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Posted in Form I-9

True to Form, Our I-9 Webinar Fills You in

When hiring any employee, employers are required by federal immigration law to verify that person’s identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. by completing…

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Posted in Compensation

How Scheduling Meetings in Advance Affects Reporting Time Pay in California

The employees of my store regularly work Monday through Friday. Every third Saturday of the month, I hold a staff meeting for all of my…

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Posted in Compensation

Prepare to Spring Forward

Get ready for another round of . . . daylight saving time (DST)! This year, clocks will move forward an hour on Sunday, March 10….

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Posted in General

CalChamber Launches The Workplace Podcast: First Episode Discusses Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Today the California Chamber of Commerce launched The Workplace, a podcast that provides expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees….

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Alameda Joins Minimum Wage Ordinance ‘Party’ in July

Another California city, Alameda, adopted a new minimum wage ordinance (MWO) that takes effect in July. Last October, when then-governor Jerry Brown signed a number of…