exending unemployment insurance
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Posted in Benefits COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

EDD Announces Up to 20-Week UI Extension

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has taken action to further assist people who are unemployed due to the economic impact of COVID-19. On July…

masks at work
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

San Francisco Passes Back-to-Work Ordinance

On June 23, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance, known as the “Back to Work” emergency ordinance. The ordinance provides…

enforcement
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Adjusts Reopening, Steps Up Enforcement

As California has moved through its phases of reopening, the state has kept a close eye on the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

More Summer FFCRA School Closure Leave Guidance

A few weeks ago, as the school year was winding down, we looked at how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) school closure leave…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California’s Face Mask Requirements Can Help Keep Businesses Open

It’s been almost two weeks since the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) required Californians to wear a cloth face mask when outside the home,…

Ultimately, how employers handle a holiday that falls on a Saturday depends on both their company policy and whether employees are exempt or nonexempt.
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Posted in Time Off

When a Holiday Falls on Saturday

As the Fourth of July approaches, this year falling on a Saturday, employers may choose to close on the preceding Friday, giving their employees a…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Factors to Keep in Mind When Rehiring Furloughed Employees

We are gearing up to restart our business soon. We furloughed several employees. Are there any concerns about rehiring? When we furloughed these people, we…

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Posted in Privacy

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Enforcement Begins July 1

As previously reported, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020, but the earliest date the California Attorney General could…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remind Employees: Social, Physical Distancing Helps Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Social distancing, also known as physical distancing, is key to deterring the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace. It means staying at least six feet…

Paid Family Leave PFL benefits
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Posted in Paid Family Leave

Paid Family Leave Claims Filed July 1 Gain Two More Weeks of Benefits

My employee had a baby a few months ago, but she wants to wait until July to file for Paid Family Leave (PFL) so she…