Category: Compensation

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Untangling Confusion, Misconceptions on California’s Pay Scale Disclosure Requirements

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman to discuss the pay…

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2023 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 29, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued the 2023 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

CA Labor Commissioner’s FAQs on Pay Scale Disclosures

As 2023 gets closer, the California Labor Commissioner’s office released FAQs addressing some of employers’ lingering questions about the new pay scale disclosure requirements starting…

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Booting Up Computer May Be Compensable, Says Ninth Circuit

Many employers have moved to timekeeping systems accessible on employees’ computers, but often an employee must first turn on, or “boot up,” their computer before…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time (DST) Ends This Weekend

Don’t forget to set your clocks back Saturday night for an extra hour of sleep! Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2 AM on Sunday…

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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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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…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws employers…

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New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting Requirements

On September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1162, which requires employers to make pay scales available to job applicants and employees as well…

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Posted in Compensation Workers' Compensation Workplace Policies

Company BBQ: Factors to Consider Before Sending Invites to Employees

We are having an offsite company barbecue this summer. What should I consider before hosting this event? Employer-sponsored social events are a great way to…