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Posted in Local Ordinances

Mountain View’s New Wage Theft Ordinance

Not only does Mountain View currently have the highest minimum wage rate in California, it also recently enacted the Mountain View Wage Theft Ordinance, which requires…

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Posted in Health and Safety

California Workplace Mental Health Report Draft: Comments Welcome

The Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has released a draft workplace mental health report, Working Well: Supporting Mental Health at Work in…

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Posted in Hiring Termination

FTC Proposed Rule Broadly Prohibits Non-Compete Agreements

Back in July 2021, President Joe Biden issued his Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which, among other things, encouraged the Federal…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Berkeley Adopts New Fair Work Week Ordinance

On November 22, 2022, Berkeley’s City Council voted unanimously to approve a Fair Work Week Ordinance, which applies to a broad range of businesses such…

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Posted in General

Compliance Tips for 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber’s vice president of employment law, Bianca Saad, discuss the new…

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Posted in Compensation

2023 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 29, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued the 2023 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

CA Labor Commissioner’s FAQs on Pay Scale Disclosures

As 2023 gets closer, the California Labor Commissioner’s office released FAQs addressing some of employers’ lingering questions about the new pay scale disclosure requirements starting…

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Posted in General

Top 2022 HRWatchdog Blogs: COVID-19, New Laws, Mental Stress

Goodbye, 2022! 2023, and all those new employment laws, are right around the corner, so let’s take a look back at our most popular HRWatchdog…

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Posted in Hiring

Succession Planning Helps Businesses Prepare for Long-Term Survival

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts is joined by best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon to discuss…

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Posted in Privacy

NLRB General Counsel Urges Board to Evaluate Employer Electronic Surveillance Practices

The federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects employees’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” with each other towards improving working conditions — a common…