New 2021 Computer Software Employee, Licensed Physician/Surgeon Exemption Rates
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Posted in Compensation

New 2021 Computer Software Employee, Licensed Physician/Surgeon Exemption Rates

Start preparing now for 2021! The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced the 2021 rates changes for the computer software employee exemption and…

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Posted in Privacy

Did you get a CCPA Notice of Violation from the California Attorney General?

Did you receive a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) violation notice from the California Attorney General? If so, you are among the first recipients of…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Reporting Requirements

New CDPH Guidance Clarifies, Contains Ambiguities for Reporting COVID-19 Outbreaks

Last Friday, October 16, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) slipped out two new guidance documents which employers of all sizes across the state…

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Posted in General

When Employees Talk Politics at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

California’s New Employer Pay Data Reporting Requirements

The 2020 legislative session was, by far, one of the most unique in modern California history. Some major employment-related bills enacted this year include the…

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Posted in Harassment

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Applies to Minors

We hired an employee who is 15 years old. Are we required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to him? What if he will be…

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Posted in Benefits

AB 1731 Provides Rare Win-Win Option for California’s Businesses and Workers During Economic Downturn

As the 2020 legislative season comes to a close, we can certainly say it has been a chaotic time for employers. One bright spot for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for his…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s new…

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Posted in Disabilities

Allergy Claim Triggers Need for Interactive Evaluation of Options

We have an employee who is claiming she’s allergic to various things in the office, but quite honestly, she has been trying to work from…