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Posted in Holiday Pay Time Off

California Holiday Pay, Time Off Rules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss California holiday wage and hour issues, including holiday…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 17, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

And Just Like That! Fed OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Are Back On.

On the evening of Friday, December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the stay previously in effect for the federal…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board Adopts Revised COVID-19 ETS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) met on December 16, 2021, to consider a second readoption of its COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Cal/OSHA ETS Readoption to Change Testing, Vaccination and Exclusion Provisions

This Thursday, Cal/OSHA will vote on the second readoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (the “COVID-19 ETS”) which will govern COVID-19 safety protocols…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Reinstitutes Statewide Face Covering Mandate For “Indoor Public Settings”

Editor’s note: This blog was updated at 5:05 p.m. on December 15 to include additional guidance from the California Department of Public health stating that…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

HR Tips for Work Holiday Parties

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss the workplace rules employers should consider when planning…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Courts Halt More Federal Vaccine Mandates

A lot’s been happening lately in the world of vaccine mandates; or rather, there’s a lot NOT happening after several federal courts put a hold…

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Posted in Local Ordinances Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Increases Coming January 1

As employers gear up for the new laws that take effect January 1, 2022, they can’t forget about the ever-increased minimum wage rates that occur…

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Posted in Time Off

Allowing Use of Sick Time for Vacation Could Prove Costly for Employer

My employee wants to take a few days off to take a trip with her family, but she is out of vacation time. Can I…