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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General

Register Now! 2020 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event — live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Independent Contractor or Employee? California’s Worker Classification Law Revised

Only last year California’s biggest labor law development was the new worker classification law, AB 5, which codified the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex ruling that…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

What Does the US DOL’s Proposed New Independent Contractor Rule Mean for California?

To change how employers can determine whether their workers are employees or independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently published a proposal for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

How Leave Laws Interact When a Couple Works for Same Employer

How do the federal COVID-19 leave laws adopted this year interact with related state laws, including pregnancy leave, the family rights act and baby bonding…

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Posted in Benefits COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

How Part-Time Return to Work Affects Employee’s UI Benefits

My employee has been on furlough and collecting unemployment insurance (UI). If I bring her back to work part time, what is the maximum number…

equity
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

New COVID-19 County Health Equity Requirement Begins Tomorrow

In an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission across all of California’s communities, starting tomorrow, October 6, 2020, the more populous counties will need to meet…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Salary, Retaining Talent Concerns During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the ability to retain valued staff is a primary concern among senior management, according to a new Robert Half survey…

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Posted in General

New California Employment Laws Effective Now, Coming January 1

It’s the first day of October, which means the leaves are starting to turn red and orange, pumpkin spice is everywhere, everyone is looking longingly…

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Posted in General

Ready, or Willing, to Talk Politics at Work?

It’s the day after the presidential debate, and with an estimated 100 million viewers, chances are good someone at work will want to talk about…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Sacramento County’s New COVID-19-Related Ordinance

On September 1, 2020, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance called the “Sacramento County Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act of 2020,”…