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Posted in Social Media Workplace Policies

What to Do When Employee Video Records Workplace Accident

An employee used his mobile phone to film a co-worker lying in a pool of blood shortly after a workplace accident. This employee then posted…

pay data report deadline
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Reminder: Pay Data Reporting Deadline is April 1

Private employers with 100 or more employees are required under California law to submit a pay data report to the Department of Fair Employment and…

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Posted in General

Daylight Saving Time (DST) Starts Sunday, March 13

It’s time, yet again, to spring forward. This Sunday, March 13, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 2022. Each year, DST comes…

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Posted in Benefits Disabilities

Lower Base Period Wages Can Affect Expected Disability Benefits

A fairly new employee is out on a medical leave and receiving state disability insurance, but the weekly benefit she’s getting is far less than…

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Posted in Harassment

New Federal Law Prohibits Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment, Assault Claims

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021  (the Act), which…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Remote Work Reminder: Keep Your Remote Work Policy Up to Date

Prior to 2020, the number of employees working remotely or in a “hybrid” manner — a combination of in-office and remote work — was steadily…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave Time Off

CalChamber Webinar Helps Employers Navigate Pregnancy, Parental Leave Laws

Employees who are either pregnant or new parents are entitled to protected leaves of absence or accommodation under several laws. Knowing which laws apply when…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

California Again Relaxes Face Covering Rules, Updates Workplace Safety Rules

Following the universal indoor face covering requirement’s expiration and the state’s SMARTER plan unveiling, California took another step forward in its efforts to move past…

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Posted in Disabilities Termination Time Off

Things to Consider When Deciding on Disability Leave Extension

We have an employee who has been out on disability for almost a year, but we can’t let him go because he’s on disability. What…

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Posted in Harassment

Remote Work Reminder: Don’t Lose Sight of Harassment Prevention Training Obligations

Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s onset, the number of employees working remotely increased dramatically —a trend that’s persisting and trending permanent, as Gallup stated in the fall. With…