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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed additional emergency relief legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act). Passed because of the escalating coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) situation, the Families First Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19, including a new federal paid sick leave law, an […]

19 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Paid Family Leave, Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Coronavirus Support Available for Workers, Employers

On Thursday, March 5, California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) clarified employer and employee coverage related to the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. The additional support comes one day after Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as part of California’s response to the coronavirus. Covered employees who’ve been exposed to the coronavirus are […]

6 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Paid Family Leave, Time Off - Mike McCluskey - No CommentsRead More »

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) enforcement of […]

22 May 19 - Harassment, Paid Family Leave, Reporting Requirements - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Podcast: Proposed Expansion of Leaves of Absence Programs

CalChamber has released its 9th episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy. The subject of this week’s episode is proposed legislation that threatens to establish new challenges for employers by expanding California’s already long list of protected leaves of absence programs. The podcast features Erika Frank, CalChamber […]

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New Dads Can Bond with Baby Too!

Our employee’s wife just had a baby and he is asking us if he can take time off work and how much he will get paid. What are we required to do? We have never had this come up before. Many people think baby bonding applies only to moms, but it also applies to a […]

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