Search Results for: workers comp

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Posted in Discrimination

Employer Best Practices to Ensure Compliance with California Equal Pay Act

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber vice president of labor and employment…

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Posted in Hiring Training

CalChamber Webinar Covers Compliance Tips for New Hires

In most of California’s major job industries, positions are consistently being added. More specifically, the most recent state data shows 15 consecutive months of job…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave Workplace Policies

Pregnant, Nursing Workers Gain More Federal Protections

While California employers were preparing for 2023 new employment-related laws, two new federal laws for employers may have flown under the radar. Passed as part…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to discuss…

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Posted in Hiring Termination

FTC Proposed Rule Broadly Prohibits Non-Compete Agreements

Back in July 2021, President Joe Biden issued his Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which, among other things, encouraged the Federal…

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Posted in General

Compliance Tips for 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber’s vice president of employment law, Bianca Saad, discuss the new…

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Posted in Compensation

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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Posted in Heat Illness

California’s Heat Wave: Cal/OSHA Inspections, Keeping Outdoor Workers Safe

As Californians across the state suffer from the current heat wave, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has notified employers in construction,…

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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…

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Posted in Heat Illness

As Heat Creeps Up, Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers

As some parts of California start getting hotter, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is reminding employers who have outdoor workers that…