Author: Katie Culliton

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations
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Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the newest developments in California’s…

IRS Increases 2025 Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits
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IRS Increases 2025 Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits

The IRS recently announced increases to 2025 Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) limits, as well as the maximum amount that may be made newly available for…

California Pay Data Reporting Ends May 8
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California Pay Data Reporting Ends May 8

Wednesday, May 8 is the last day for required California employers to report annual pay, demographic and other workforce data to the California Civil Rights…

Keep Form 300a Records
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Keep Form 300a Records, Even When Posting Period Ends

Although April 30 was the last day employers had to post their 2023 Form 300a, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, don’t toss them…

EEOC’s Enforcement Efforts
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What Employers Can Learn From EEOC’s Enforcement Efforts

Discrimination in the workplace is, unfortunately, alive and well. In fiscal year 2022, for example, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 73,485 discrimination…

Fast Food Employee $20/Hour Minimum Wage Starts April 1
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Reminder: Fast Food Employee $20/Hour Minimum Wage Starts April 1

Beginning April 1, 2024, the minimum wage for fast food restaurant employees will increase to $20 per hour. Fast food restaurant employers must ensure they’re…

EEO-1 Reporting Opens April 30
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2023 EEO-1 Reporting Opens April 30

It’s only been a few short months since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finished collecting employers’ 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 reports, but it’s already…

Cal/OSHA’s Civil Penalties Increase in 2024
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Cal/OSHA’s Civil Penalties Increase in 2024

Inflation doesn’t just affect food, housing and energy costs — its effects are far-reaching, as the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) recent…

California’s Primary Election is March 5
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California’s Primary Election is March 5

The 2024 March Primary Election is next Tuesday, March 5 — and early numbers are showing a historically low turnout. Even with the expansion of…

mandatory california pamphlets
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Mandatory Pamphlet Updates for California Employers

All California employers are required to distribute six pamphlets to employees, and two of them — Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Workers’ Compensation Rights and Benefits…