Author: Jessica Mulholland

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Posted in Benefits

California’s Streamlined Work Sharing Program Process Is Permanent

Initially a temporary fix to a COVID-19-related economic slowdown, the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) online, streamlined Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing program process is officially…

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Posted in General

CA Court Rules Board Diversification Law Unconstitutional

On Friday, April 1, 2022, a Los Angeles judge ruled unconstitutional California’s law requiring certain corporations to have a minimum number of directors from an underrepresented community….

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Posted in Compensation General

California DFEH Releases 2021 Pay Data Report Findings

On Equal Pay Day —roughly two and a half weeks before Pay Data Reports for 2021 are due to the California Department of Fair Employment…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Reminder: Pay Data Reporting Deadline is April 1

Private employers with 100 or more employees are required under California law to submit a pay data report to the Department of Fair Employment and…

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Posted in General

Daylight Saving Time (DST) Starts Sunday, March 13

It’s time, yet again, to spring forward. This Sunday, March 13, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 2022. Each year, DST comes…

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Posted in Privacy

CCPA/CPRA: California Businesses Must Complete Required Privacy Training

California’s dedication to privacy protection began when the Legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2018, and that dedication was further solidified when…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Extends Indoor Mask Mandate Through February 15

Less than a month after the California Department of Health (CDPH) announced the requirement that all individuals must wear face coverings in all “indoor public…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Mandates Vaccine Boosters for Health Care, Direct Care Workers

Prior to the California Department of Health’s (CDPH) isolation and quarantine guidance update, the department released two orders that may have flown under some people’s…

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Posted in Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2022

When hiring new employees, employers are required by federal law to use the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employment eligibility — and to physically examine…

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Posted in Hiring

Diversity in Hiring: Discrepancy Exists Between Intent, Action

In California, diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic in recent years. Not only did then-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. sign a bill…