Author: Jessica Mulholland

California’s 2024 Minimum Wage Increases to $16 Per Hour
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Posted in Minimum Wage

California’s 2024 Minimum Wage Increases to $16 Per Hour

On Monday, July 31, the California Department of Finance Director Joe Stephenshaw officially certified that beginning January 1, 2024, California’s minimum wage will increase from…

CPRA compliance
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Posted in Privacy

Attorney General Investigates California Employers’ CCPA Compliance

On July 14, 2023 — two weeks after the Sacramento Superior Court ruled that the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) must delay enforcement of any…

Pride
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Posted in Discrimination Harassment Workplace Policies

Pride Month 2023: Recommit to Being a Welcoming Workplace for All Employees

For five decades now, the nation has celebrated individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+ — an acronym that has evolved over the years to stand for…

form i-9
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Posted in Form I-9

Form I-9 COVID-19-Related Flexibilities End July 31, 2023

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has officially announced that on July 31, 2023, the temporary flexibilities around Form I-9 document inspection — that…

National Small Business Week 2023
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Posted in General

Celebrate National Small Business Week Starting April 30

This Sunday, April 30, is the start of National Small Business Week: An annual event that recognizes the hard work, ingenuity and dedication of America’s…

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Posted in Harassment

Valentine’s Day: What Employers Should Know About Workplace Relationships

Over the last four decades, the instances of romances between coworkers have risen and fallen — and then risen again! From the 1980s to the…

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Posted in Hiring

H-1B Visa Initial Registration Opens March 1

On Friday, January 27, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B visa cap will open at 9 a.m. Pacific on March 1 and run through 9…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring Workplace Policies

CalChamber Launches Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74 percent of U.S. workers say corporate investment in…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation

2023 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates Announced

When an employee gets injured on the job, workers’ compensation — a no-fault insurance system that employers are required to have — kicks in. Once…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2023

On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it was once again extending the Form…