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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) Extended Through End of the Year

On September 29, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 152 into law. AB 152 is a budget trailer bill extending an employee’s eligibility to use 2022…

150
Posted in Compensation Hiring

New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting Requirements

On September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1162, which requires employers to make pay scales available to job applicants and employees as well…

299
Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CalChamber Calls for Changes to Nonemergency COVID Draft Rule

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board’s draft proposal to extend the state’s COVID-19 regulation for another two years — with…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Survey Says: Submit Your Annual Business Survey!

Don’t ignore a letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce requesting that you complete an Annual Business Survey (ABS). These annual surveys are mandatory, and…

2022 HR Symposium
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Posted in General

Virtual HR Symposium: Strengthen Your HR Effectiveness

Looking to strengthen your HR effectiveness? Then look no further than CalChamber’s virtual HR Symposium, featuring live, engaging presentations on various workplace topics for two…

399
Posted in Workplace Policies

Ninth Circuit Panel Will Rehear Arguments on California’s Mandatory Arbitration Ban

After several recent arbitration agreement legal decisions, are you still confused about California’s arbitration agreements in employment? Good news — you’re not the only one,…

431
Posted in Privacy

California Consumer Privacy Act Will Apply to Employers in 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss the current state of the…

469
Posted in Hiring

Applicant with Criminal History? Follow Process Before Revoking Offer

We ran a criminal background check on a prospective new employee and the check revealed some criminal history. Can we choose to revoke the job…

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Posted in Termination

Layoffs Involve Some Strict Rules with a Bit of Employer Discretion

Due to a number of reasons, we are going to have to lay off a few employees. I have heard that there are certain rules…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Standards Board Moving to Adopt Non-Emergency COVID Regulation

I hear that the California Division of Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board will be presenting for public comment and future adoption a final version…