Author: Katie Culliton

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Posted in Benefits

2023 FSA, HSA, Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

It’s that time again — the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the 2023 annual inflation adjustments for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) and health…

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Posted in Discrimination

Employers: Be Prepared, Not Scared, This Halloween

It’s Halloween, and people are planning to celebrate at pre-pandemic levels, according to the National Retail Federation. As employees return to the office, Halloween-related issues,…

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Posted in Discrimination Posters and Notices

Employers Must Post New EEOC Poster Immediately

On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster to replace the…

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Posted in Form I-9

Continue Using Current Form I-9 Until Further Notice

Even though the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification and other Form I-9 associated forms expire at the end of this month, don’t delete your forms…

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Posted in Compensation

2023 Social Security Taxable Wage Base Announced

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the 2023 Social Security taxable wage base will increase to $160,200 from $147,000. This means that in…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Employers’ Rights, Obligations for the Upcoming Election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, is the next general election — and since it’s the midterm elections, voters have lots of decisions to make, including seven…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

U.S. DOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to help employers and workers determine whether a worker is an employee or…

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Posted in Heat Illness

California’s Heat Wave: Cal/OSHA Inspections, Keeping Outdoor Workers Safe

As Californians across the state suffer from the current heat wave, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has notified employers in construction,…

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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…