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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Review Expense Reimbursement Policies for Relevance to Remote Work

When the pandemic started, we sent many of our employees home to work remotely. Should we have a policy regarding reimbursement of their expenses? The…

416
Posted in Workplace Safety

Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles), a…

965
Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Take Three: Cal/OSHA Revises COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for Third Time

On April 21, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved a third readoption of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health…

433
Posted in Posters and Notices Reporting Requirements

Form 300A Posting Period Ends After April 30

Employers may be accustomed to seeing their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, which has been displayed at their place of business…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Avoid Surprises by Checking in with Employee During Family Leave

Is there any requirement to notify an employee in writing when their federal and/or state family leave is ending? Employers are not required to provide…

582
Posted in Alternative Workweek Overtime Workplace Policies

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell), a proposal…

1035
Posted in Disabilities

Can Employees Sue for Unwanted Birthday Parties?

In Kentucky, a former employee was recently awarded $450,000 after an unwanted birthday party. HR professionals across the country have been clicking on these headlines…

579
Posted in Reporting Requirements

2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Now Open

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open! Employers have until Tuesday, May 17, 2022, to submit…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Standards Board to Consider Update to Required First-Aid Kit Contents

I hear that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) will be considering a revision to the requirement to obtain a physician’s approval for…

670
Posted in General

Important HR Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss three job killer bills under consideration…