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Posted in Hiring

Next in CalChamber’s Lineup of Webinars: Criminal Background Checks

While it’s not a crime for California employers to conduct background checks, strict rules govern when and how employers can check an applicant’s criminal background….

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Posted in Overtime

Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of…

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Posted in Compensation

CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Questions

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging the Fourth Appellate District Court to review a case involving wage…

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Posted in Disabilities

“100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently obtained a settlement that highlights a mistake that employers often make: requiring employees to be…

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Posted in Form I-9

Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual…

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Posted in General

Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just…

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Posted in Harassment

Love is in the Air: Workplace Romance on the Rise

According to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey, the number of workers reporting an office romance is at a 10-year high. Forty-one percent of workers have…

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Posted in Injury and Illness Prevention Reporting Requirements

Form 300A Posting Requirement for Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Don’t forget that you should post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2016 at your place of business from February 1 through April…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

February 16 Due Date for Pregnancy Disability Leave Webinar

Your California employee is pregnant. Now what? California law provides strong protections for pregnant employees, including requiring employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant workers and provide…

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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,…