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Avoid Tax Surprises: IRS Promotes #PaycheckCheckup

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a #PaycheckCheckup campaign to remind taxpayers to check their federal income tax withholding now to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty at tax time. Employers can help by sharing this information with employees and directing employees to resources available on Tax Witholding and Tax Reform on the […]

Aug 20 2018 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

School Is Starting – Keep Leave Obligation in Mind

As school starts earlier every year, keep in mind that school-related leaves may protect your California employees. Under California’s Labor Code, employers with 25 or more employees working at the same location must permit employees to take time off to participate in certain school or child care activities. Eligible employees include those who are the […]

Aug 17 2018 - Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

I’m Independent Coalition Rally Urges Legislators to Protect Independent Contractors

Hundreds of independent contractors gathered at the State Capitol yesterday to urge policymakers to suspend any application of a recent court ruling to allow time to decide the best test for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor. The workers at the rally included physicians, insurance agents, taxi drivers, rideshare drivers, salespeople and speech therapists, among […]

Aug 16 2018 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog Read More »

New 2018 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

We are over halfway through 2018, and yet again, California employers have been busy paying attention to plenty of new employment law developments. You need to make sure you are in compliance with new regulations, court rulings, local ordinances and more. Luckily, CalChamber’s employment law experts highlight the significant developments so far this year in […]

Aug 13 2018 - General - HRWatchdog Read More »

Hiring? Social Media Content Is Often a Deal Breaker

Employers frequently turn to social networking sites to find additional information on potential candidates — and what they find often results in a decision not to hire, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. The survey found that 70 percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates — a statistic which has increased […]

Aug 10 2018 - Social Media - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »