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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Remote Hiring Ramps Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its eighth month, face coverings and social distancing are still required in public places, indoor dining is still prohibited in…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

California’s Initial Pay Data Reporting Guidance Released

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released some initial, helpful guidance on one of California’s new laws taking effect next year —…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation

2021 Temporary Total Disability Rates Announced

An employee whose workers’ compensation claim has been accepted will receive temporary disability benefits when the employee is off work and recovering from the effects…

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Posted in Benefits

401(k) Contribution Limits Stay the Same in 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released guidance on cost-of-living increases to the income ranges for determining individual retirement account (IRA) and Roth IRA contribution eligibility, and…

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Posted in Benefits

2021 Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) Contribution Limits

Open enrollment season is here, which means employees can elect or change their employer-offered benefits, such a health, vision and dental insurance, and start planning…

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Posted in Time Off

Impact of SB 1383 Expansion of Family Rights Act on Large Employers

We have more than 50 employees and are already covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), so how will the CFRA expansions under SB…

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Posted in Harassment

Scary Stories Abound Even on This COVID-19-Impacted Halloween

Halloween 2020 looks different this year. Will children be able to trick or treat? Does employee morale improve if remote workers dress up? Is a…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Remember to Fall Back on Sunday, November 1

Since our hours of daylight are getting shorter and shorter, daylight saving time (DST) ends this Sunday, November 1. Don’t forget to set your clocks…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Proposition 22 Supports California’s Economic Diversity

The election is a week away and in addition to choosing the next President, there are a number of important initiatives on the ballot including…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Employer-Required Time Off to Vote Notices, Voting Leave During COVID-19

The general election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and employers should double check a few important things right now — like making sure they’ve correctly…