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Posted in Local Ordinances

California Local Minimum Wage Increases Starting July 1, 2024

Instead of the beginning of the year, several California cities and counties implement their local minimum wage rate increases on July 1. California employers with employees…

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Posted in Time Off

Doctor’s Note Not Always Automatic Excuse for Absences

My employee has used up all her protected sick leave, but still calls out sick regularly and always returns with a doctor’s note. Can we…

California Health Care Worker Minimum Wage Delayed One Month
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Posted in Minimum Wage

California Health Care Worker Minimum Wage Delayed One Month

In 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 525, which required certain health care facilities to pay a special minimum wage to their employees starting June…

Key 2024 Court Cases Affecting Employers
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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Key 2024 Court Cases Affecting Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Employment Law Subject Matter Expert Vanessa Greene discuss three recent court…

Exempt Employees Wage and Hour Essentials Webinar
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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt

Exempt Employees Wage and Hour Essentials Webinar

Editor’s note: This blog was updated at 4:59 p.m. on June 5, 2024, to reflect changes in date to both the exempt employees webinar (from…

Supporting Workplace Mental Health in California
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Posted in Health and Safety

Supporting Workplace Mental Health in California

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — created to not only increase awareness around how important mental health is to our overall health and well-being,…

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Posted in General

Ellen Savage Reflects on 30-Year Career as Labor Law Expert

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts interviews former CalChamber employment law expert Ellen Savage to revisit memorable lessons…

Wage & Hour Essentials for Nonexempt Employees Webinar
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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt

Wage & Hour Essentials for Nonexempt Employees Webinar

Editor’s note: This blog was updated at 5:01 p.m. on June 5, 2024, to reflect changes in date to both the nonexempt employees webinar (from…

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations
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Posted in Heat Illness

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…