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Posted in Compensation

Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases on July 1

On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an increase in the standard mileage rate for the second half of 2022. Although this…

735
Posted in Privacy Workplace Safety

A Look at Drug Testing, Privacy Rights, Last Chance Agreements

My employee provided a doctor’s note for recent time off that included information that he was out due to “cocaine poisoning.” With this information, can…

727
Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Data Collection Deadline Extended

If you forgot to submit your 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 report by the May 17 deadline, you’re in luck — the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

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Posted in Time Off

CalChamber Webinar Helps Small Businesses Manage CFRA Leave

Did you know that due to the 2021 California Family Rights Act (CFRA) expansion, employers with five or more employees may now have to provide…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Employer Obligations for CA Primary Election 2022

California’s 2022 Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7, and while all California active registered voters should have received a vote-by-mail ballot, employers still have related…

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Posted in General

5 Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Five California Chamber of Commerce employment-related job killer proposals have moved on to the second house, passing a key legislative deadline on May 27 that…

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Posted in Compensation Meal and Rest Break

CA Supreme Court Rules Meal, Rest Break Premiums Are Wages

On May 23, 2022, the California Supreme Court handed down another employee-friendly opinion, ruling that premium pay for missed meal and rest periods are wages…

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Posted in Final Paycheck

Unlawful to Deduct an Outstanding Loan from Employee’s Final Pay

What can an employer do when an employee leaves a company but has an outstanding loan owed to the company? Can the amount of the…

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Posted in Accessibility Disabilities Discrimination

EEOC, DOJ Guidance on Using AI, Algorithms in Employment

Employers commonly use computer-based tools to assist in employment matters such as hiring workers, monitoring performance, and determining pay and/or promotions as well as other…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Employer Mental Health Resources, Information

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which spotlights mental health resources and information in an effort to “fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and…