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…

remote employee
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Posted in Hiring

Many Steps to Consider When Hiring Out-of-State Remote Worker

I run a business in California and would like to hire someone from a different state to work remotely. What, if any, additional steps should…

Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness
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Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As June approaches and temperatures in some areas of California creep into the 90s and even surpass 100 degrees, employers must take appropriate steps to…

Virtual Seminar Unravels Complex Leaves of Absence
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Virtual Seminar Unravels Complex Leaves of Absence

Can an employee who calls in sick using their California paid sick leave just two minutes before their shift be penalized for lack of notice?…

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance
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Posted in Local Ordinances

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance

Los Angeles County recently approved a fair workweek ordinance, which goes into effect on July 1, 2025. This new ordinance is similar to the City…

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…

Completing Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Webinar: Completing Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program

On July 1, 2024, nearly all California non-health care employers must have a workplace violence prevention program in place — including required training that must…

Good Faith Defense Upheld for Wage Statement Penalties
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Posted in Compensation Meal and Rest Break

Good Faith Defense Upheld for Wage Statement Penalties

In a win for employers, the California Supreme Court recently held that if an employer reasonably and in good faith believed it was providing a…

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…

US, California Celebrates Small Businesses
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US, California Celebrate Small Businesses

It’s National Small Business Week! Beginning Sunday, April 28, this yearly event celebrates the contributions of American small businesses and their employees. After all, the…