Author: HRWatchdog

Portable Toilet: Conditions for Using When Regular Facilities Offline
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Posted in Health and Safety

Portable Toilet: Conditions for Using When Regular Facilities Offline

Our business is located in an area that can be plagued with occasional disruptions of our water supply. We can provide drinking water, but our…

AI’s Workplace Opportunities, Challenges
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Posted in Discrimination

Podcast Examines AI’s Workplace Opportunities, Challenges

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts, and Peter Bittner, award-winning multimedia journalist and artificial intelligence (AI) consultant, discuss…

paid sick leave
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Posted in Health and Safety Time Off

Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Expansion Bill

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will impose significant costs on all California businesses by increasing the number of…

Religious Beliefs, Gender Identity and Harassment Prevention Training
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Posted in Harassment Training

Religious Beliefs, Gender Identity and Harassment Prevention Training

We have a new hire who says the harassment prevention training section on gender identity is against her religious beliefs and asks to skip this…

Key Employment Law Bills Awaiting Gubernatorial Action, Part 2
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Posted in General

Key Employment Law Bills Awaiting Gubernatorial Action, Part 2

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, employment law expert Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, partner with Aprea & Micheli, Inc., join up again to give…

California Legislature Passes Bills on Discrimination in Employment
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Posted in General

California Legislature Passes Bills on Discrimination in Employment, PSL Expansion, Reproductive-Related Bereavement Leave

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, employment law expert Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of…

Intermittent Family Leave May Include Transfer to Different Position
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Intermittent Family Leave May Include Transfer to Different Position

Can we transfer an employee to a different position if the employee needs to take intermittent FMLA/CFRA leave for his medical treatments? Yes, as discussed…

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas
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Posted in Local Ordinances

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas

I own a small business in Glendora, California, which is located within Los Angeles County. I just saw something on the news that said that…

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts
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Posted in Time Off

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts

Can we have different vacation policies for different worksites and for different groups in the same office? Yes, California employers may establish different vacation policies…

CalChamber Webinar on Best Practices for Addressing Discipline, Termination in the Workplace
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Posted in Discipline Termination

CalChamber Webinar on Best Practices for Addressing Discipline, Termination in the Workplace

On Thursday, September 14, CalChamber employment law experts will give best practices for addressing performance and behavioral issues in the workplace in a live webinar….