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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Retroactive COVID Paid Sick Leave Due When Employee Requests It

I have a business with approximately 40 employees, and I just read something that said California passed a law making COVID sick leave retroactive to…

Meal and Rest Break Rules
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Posted in Meal and Rest Break Training

Upcoming Webinar Clarifies Often Misunderstood Meal and Rest Break Rules

Is your company following California’s precise meal and rest break requirements? It’s easy to violate the law without realizing it. “Meal breaks have nothing to…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Summer Is Almost Here, So Are July 1 Local Minimum Wage Increases

Summer is quickly approaching, and with it comes local minimum wage increases for a number of California localities. Here’s a list of localities that will…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

New COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments Coming From Cal/OSHA

In a development that every employer in California should be watching closely, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released the new proposed…

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Posted in Discrimination

What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’

An employee complained to me that a coworker frequently yells at the employee for parking in the wrong spot and says that the coworker is…

563
Posted in Independent Contractor

AB 5 Injunction Overturned

Once upon a (pre-pandemic) time, one of employers’ most pressing concerns was the independent contractor law (also known as AB 5) that took effect in…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

How to Submit 2019, 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data

As reported in late March, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection began on Monday, April 26, 2021 — and employers have…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Employers Must Still Keep Form 300A After Posting Period Ends

After April 30, employers can remove their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses posting, which they’ve had displayed at their place of…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace reopenings…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Tips for Easing Employees Back to the Office

As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, a return to a degree normalcy is finally within sight. Many employers are likely itching…