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Posted in Workplace Safety

Reminder: Post Form 300A Starting February 1

Don’t forget that you need to post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2017 at your place of business from February 1 through…

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Posted in Harassment

Nearly Three out of Four Sexual Harassment Victims Don’t Report It

The #MeToo movement has swept through the nation and raised awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace. Victims of Hollywood moguls, media influencers and government…

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Posted in Benefits

Unemployment Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Southern California Wildfires and Mudslides

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers, business owners and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced…

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Posted in General

January Webinar Explains What New Laws Mean for California Employers

A parental leave mandate for smaller employers is just one of the new employment laws in effect since January 1, 2018. If you’re not up…

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Posted in Form I-9 Hiring

ICE Raids and What California Employers Need to Know About New Laws

Last week, ICE raided nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country — from Los Angeles to New York — arresting over 21 workers and demanding…

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Posted in Compensation

2018 Tax Withholding Information Is Here — W-4 Update Coming Soon

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released income tax withholding information for 2018 (Notice 1036) that shows new rates for employers to use. The 2018…

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Posted in Compensation

Pay Caregivers Less than $3 per Hour; Be Hit with $7 Million in Fines

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office cited the operator of six adult care facilities in Los Angeles over $7 million for failure to pay the minimum…

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Posted in General

CalChamber-Backed Employment Bills to be Heard in Assembly Policy Committee

On Thursday, the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee will consider two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that could help to reduce employers’ costs and accommodate…

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Posted in General

New Year, New Laws, New Content

Welcome to 2018! To help you make a smooth transition to the new year, HRWatchdog wants you to know that HRCalifornia is fully updated with…

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Posted in Compensation

Social Security Revises 2018 Taxable Wage Base

For 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the Social Security taxable wage base will be $128, 400. This is the maximum amount of…