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Posted in Hiring

Los Angeles Provides Rules on its Ban the Box Ordinance

As we have reported in the past, the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance is now effective in the City of Los Angeles. This ordinance,…

243
Posted in Discrimination Harassment

Retaliation Charges Top the List Again

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2016. Year after…

rounding, timekeeping
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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

More Timekeeping Guidance from Court on Standards for Rounding Entries

An appellate court decision that further clarifies the ability of California employers to round employee timecard entries has been published at the request of the…

email, scam, phishing
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Posted in Privacy Record Retention

IRS to Payroll and HR: Beware of W-2 Scams

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to warn them about an email scam. The IRS…

HR Boot Camp Seminar
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Posted in Meal and Rest Break Time Off

New to Human Resources or Want a Refresher?

Build your HR muscle at one of CalChamber’s upcoming HR Boot Camp seminars throughout Northern and Southern California. From hiring through termination, our employment law…

Los Angeles employers should review employment applications and other hiring and employment documentation.
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Posted in Hiring

Los Angeles Ban-the-Box Ordinance Now Effective

The “Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring” ordinance, also called the “Ban the Box” ordinance, is now law in the City of Los Angeles. As previously…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Job Killer Mandates New Leave of Absence

A more expansive version of a job killer bill vetoed last year has been reintroduced. The California Chamber of Commerce has identified SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa…

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Posted in Form I-9

Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9

This past November, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9. Employers were given a grace period before they were required to…

150
Posted in Hiring Labor Relations

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide if Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Lawful

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a split among the federal courts regarding whether class action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful…

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Posted in Discrimination

California Proposes Regulations on Transgender Protections, Including Restroom Issues

Last year, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address protections for…