California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions
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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions

The majority of California has been under atmospheric attack since Sunday, February 4, 2024, with a massive storm making its way from the northern part…

Pay Data
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

California Annual Pay Data Reporting Opens

The California Civil Rights Department (CRD) updated its pay data reporting resources for 2024. Employers should start thinking about their annual pay data reports — due…

Post Your Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Post Your Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

As happens each year at this time, California employers must start posting their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses — starting on February…

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Threatens California Companies with More Penalties and Litigation
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Posted in Compensation

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Threatens California Companies with More Penalties and Litigation

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that exposes businesses to high penalties and litigation by expanding the scope of prohibited non-compete agreements is expected to…

Cybersecurity Training Now Available
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Cybersecurity Training Now Available

The rise in digital crime is astounding: At the current growth rate, cyberattacks will cost businesses about $10.5 trillion annually by 2025 — an increase…

Granting Family Leave
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Posted in Time Off

Use Caution When Granting Family Leave Before Employee Is Eligible

My employee wants to take 12 weeks off for child bonding, but he has worked for us for only 11 months so he’s not eligible…

sick leave
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Posted in Time Off

What Employers Should Know About California’s Latest Paid Sick Leave Expansion

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber employment law expert Ellen Savage discuss what employers need to…

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule
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Posted in Independent Contractor

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule impacting the classification of workers as either independent contractors or employees….

Business Legislative Wins
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Posted in General

Business Legislative Wins and What Employers Can Expect in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris Micheli,…

Berkeley Issues Fair Workweek Guidance
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Posted in Local Ordinances

Berkeley Issues Fair Workweek Guidance

As previously reported, in November 2022, the city of Berkeley passed a local ordinance providing for advance notice of schedules, adequate rest between shifts, offers…