Intermittent Family Leave May Include Transfer to Different Position
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Intermittent Family Leave May Include Transfer to Different Position

Can we transfer an employee to a different position if the employee needs to take intermittent FMLA/CFRA leave for his medical treatments? Yes, as discussed…

Reporting Time Pay: When It’s Owed Depends on Circumstances
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Posted in Compensation

Reporting Time Pay: When It’s Owed Depends on Circumstances

My employee showed up for her shift in the wrong safety equipment, then later went home sick after clocking in for 30 minutes. Do I…

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause HR…

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas
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Posted in Local Ordinances

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas

I own a small business in Glendora, California, which is located within Los Angeles County. I just saw something on the news that said that…

Trick or Treat: 2022 EEO-1 Data Collection Begins October 31
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Trick or Treat: 2022 EEO-1 Data Collection Begins October 31

It’s not a trick — on September 1, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection…

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts
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Posted in Time Off

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts

Can we have different vacation policies for different worksites and for different groups in the same office? Yes, California employers may establish different vacation policies…

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks
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Posted in Employee Handbook Labor Relations

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and James Ward discuss the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling in…

CalChamber Webinar on Best Practices for Addressing Discipline, Termination in the Workplace
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Posted in Discipline Termination

CalChamber Webinar on Best Practices for Addressing Discipline, Termination in the Workplace

On Thursday, September 14, CalChamber employment law experts will give best practices for addressing performance and behavioral issues in the workplace in a live webinar….

San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations
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Posted in Local Ordinances

San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations

San Francisco’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) — the local agency that enforces San Francisco’s local employment laws — published their Annual Report for the…

Bereavement Leave
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Posted in Time Off

Bereavement Leave for Complex Family Relationships

My employee wants to use California’s new bereavement leave after the death of the father of her child — with whom she lived but never…