Author: Katie Culliton

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Posted in Discrimination

DFEH Renamed California Civil Rights Department

Don’t be confused if you start hearing about the California Civil Rights Department (CRD). It’s not a new government agency — just the renamed California…

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Posted in Minimum Wage

$15.50/Hour Minimum Wage for All California Employers Coming

It’s official — the California minimum wage will increase to $15.50 per hour for all employers effective January 1, 2023, as California Director of Finance…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

VETS-4212 Filing Opens Monday

On Monday, August 1, the 2022 U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing season begins. Required filers have until September…

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Posted in Form I-9

Employers May Need to Update Forms I-9 as COVID-19 Era Policy Ends

As a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) COVID-19-era Form I-9 policy ends, employers need to make sure they have updated their relevant Forms I-9…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

California Employers Wildfire Smoke Standard Reminder

As wildfire smoke affects the Sierra and foothills, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) reminds employers to take steps to protect their…

EEOC Charge Data
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Posted in Discrimination

EEOC FY 2021 Charge Data, Mediation Program Studies

Retaliation was, once again, the number one filed charge in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Fiscal Year 2021 charge data; it was included in…

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Posted in Benefits

CalSavers Small Business Deadline Is June 30

By June 30, 2022, small businesses with five or more employees that don’t offer a qualified retirement plan must register with CalSavers — a retirement…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Data Collection Deadline Extended

If you forgot to submit your 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 report by the May 17 deadline, you’re in luck — the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

primary election day
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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Employer Obligations for CA Primary Election 2022

California’s 2022 Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7, and while all California active registered voters should have received a vote-by-mail ballot, employers still have related…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Employer Mental Health Resources, Information

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which spotlights mental health resources and information in an effort to “fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and…