Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Alternative Workweek Overtime Workplace Policies

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell), a proposal…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Standards Board to Consider Update to Required First-Aid Kit Contents

I hear that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) will be considering a revision to the requirement to obtain a physician’s approval for…

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Posted in General

Important HR Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss three job killer bills under consideration…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

Over the course of the last two weeks, the California Chamber of Commerce released and has been building its 2022 job killer list. After its…

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Posted in Compensation

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. Compliance is complicated because most violations are…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Mental Stress Leave: Time with Employer Among Eligibility Factors

During the past two years, we’ve had several employees claiming they are dealing with depression and anxiety/stress. Can they file for leave under the Family…

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Posted in General Harassment

Important Updates on Arbitration Law

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad, and CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and James Ward…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

New Bill Proposes Workplace Vaccine Law

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 1993 (Wicks; D-Oakland), a bill…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave Time Off

CalChamber Webinar Helps Employers Navigate Pregnancy, Parental Leave Laws

Employees who are either pregnant or new parents are entitled to protected leaves of absence or accommodation under several laws. Knowing which laws apply when…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

What am I required to do when an employee tests positive for COVID?

• Notify employees and employers of subcontracted employees who were on the same worksite as the worker diagnosed with COVID-19 during the infectious period in…