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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Understanding California Political Speech and Election Laws at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss the rules…

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Posted in Discrimination

Employers: Be Prepared, Not Scared, This Halloween

It’s Halloween, and people are planning to celebrate at pre-pandemic levels, according to the National Retail Federation. As employees return to the office, Halloween-related issues,…

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Posted in Privacy

Many California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Provisions Take Effect January 1. Are You Ready?

Originally passed in 2018 and effective in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive privacy law aimed at enhancing California residents’ privacy…

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Posted in Discrimination Employee Handbook Time Off

Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Halloween Parties, Listening to Music in the Workplace and More

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are asking…

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Posted in Discrimination Posters and Notices

Employers Must Post New EEOC Poster Immediately

On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster to replace the…

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Posted in Form I-9

Continue Using Current Form I-9 Until Further Notice

Even though the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification and other Form I-9 associated forms expire at the end of this month, don’t delete your forms…

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Posted in Compensation

DIR Releases 2023 Hourly Rates for Computer Professionals, Licensed Physicians

Every year around October, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) releases new rates for the computer software employees exemption and the licensed physicians and surgeons exemption. Last…

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Posted in Compensation

2023 Social Security Taxable Wage Base Announced

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the 2023 Social Security taxable wage base will increase to $160,200 from $147,000. This means that in…

COVID-19 regulation changes in October 2022
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Makes Big Changes to COVID-19 Regulation Ahead of December Vote

California employers may want to get out their measuring tape — because the size (in cubic feet) of a workspace just became an important element…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

Employers’ Rights, Obligations for the Upcoming Election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, is the next general election — and since it’s the midterm elections, voters have lots of decisions to make, including seven…