Author: Katie Culliton

California’s 2024 Temporary Total Disability (TTD)
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

California’s 2024 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates Unchanged

Unlike other 2024 rate changes — like the California minimum wage (including computer professionals and licensed physicians) and Social Security and California State Disability Insurance…

Express Gratitude Year Round, Not Just at Thanksgiving
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Posted in General

Express Gratitude Year Round, Not Just at Thanksgiving

Gratitude is not just for Thanksgiving — especially in the workplace — though it’s the time of the year when it is most often discussed….

2024 HSA, FSA, Retirement Plan Contribution Limits
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Posted in Benefits

2024 HSA, FSA, Retirement Plan Contribution Limits Announced

In addition to all the new 2024 employment laws, employers should be aware that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the 2024 annual inflation…

EEO-1 Reporting Open Now
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Reporting Open Now

Last week’s Halloween festivities may have overshadowed that EEO-1 Component 1 data collection began October 31 — but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)…

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

This Sunday, November 5, most people will enjoy the extra hour of rest as daylight saving time officially ends at 2 a.m. — but there…

Licensed Physicians Rates
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Posted in Compensation Minimum Wage

New 2024 Computer Professionals, Licensed Physicians Rates

California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced 2024 rates (effective January 1, 2024) for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physicians and surgeons…

Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke
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Posted in Health and Safety

Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again: Although this year’s wildfire season has been less active than in years past, wildfire smoke can occur anywhere…

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause HR…

Trick or Treat: 2022 EEO-1 Data Collection Begins October 31
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Trick or Treat: 2022 EEO-1 Data Collection Begins October 31

It’s not a trick — on September 1, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection…

Visual Impairment
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Posted in Accessibility Disabilities

EEOC Updates ‘Visual Disabilities in the Workplace’ Guidance

Vision impairments can start or occur at any time in life due to a variety of different factors. In 2022, for instance, approximately 18 percent…