Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Proposition 22 Supports California’s Economic Diversity

The election is a week away and in addition to choosing the next President, there are a number of important initiatives on the ballot including…

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Posted in Privacy

Did you get a CCPA Notice of Violation from the California Attorney General?

Did you receive a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) violation notice from the California Attorney General? If so, you are among the first recipients of…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Reporting Requirements

New CDPH Guidance Clarifies, Contains Ambiguities for Reporting COVID-19 Outbreaks

Last Friday, October 16, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) slipped out two new guidance documents which employers of all sizes across the state…

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Posted in General

When Employees Talk Politics at Work

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

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Posted in Harassment

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Applies to Minors

We hired an employee who is 15 years old. Are we required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to him? What if he will be…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for his…

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Posted in Disabilities

Allergy Claim Triggers Need for Interactive Evaluation of Options

We have an employee who is claiming she’s allergic to various things in the office, but quite honestly, she has been trying to work from…

equity
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

New COVID-19 County Health Equity Requirement Begins Tomorrow

In an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission across all of California’s communities, starting tomorrow, October 6, 2020, the more populous counties will need to meet…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Requests COVID-19 Draft Emergency Regulation with Limited Opportunity for Stakeholder Input

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board voted to grant, in part, Petition 583, which sought the creation of a COVID-19…

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Posted in Time Off

New Law Expands CFRA to Small Business

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