Tag: CalChamber

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Posted in Record Retention

Receiving a Subpoena for Employment Records

I received a document in the mail the other day from a law firm requesting a wide variety of employment records related to one of…

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Posted in Hiring

CalChamber’s New Job Board Helps Decrease Recruitment Costs for Employers

In 2018, 28.6 percent of employees left their jobs for better opportunities, according to a Work Institute report. If the trend continues, one in three…

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Posted in General

Employers Can Help Improve the Skills Gap

California employers face major workforce challenges, especially a skills gap as high school-aged students enter the workforce without the tools necessary to succeed. One strategy…

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Posted in General

Direct Deposit Scam Targets Payroll, HR

Payroll and HR departments are now popular targets for criminals. They could inadvertently give criminals access to an employee’s paycheck without the employee knowing and…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

New CalChamber Podcast: Marijuana and the Workplace

In the newest episode of CalChamber’s podcast, The Workplace, CalChamber General Counsel and Executive Vice President Erika Frank is joined by employment law attorney Jennifer…

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Posted in General

Celebrating Small (But Mighty) Businesses

National Small Business Week 2019 shines a spotlight on 30 million small businesses from May 5 to May 11. Each year since 1963, the president…

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Posted in Training Workplace Policies

CalChamber Podcast: What’s Your Question for the Labor Law Helpline?

California’s complex employment laws prompted 22,000 calls to the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline in 2018. On the latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast, CalChamber…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

Retaliation Still Dominates EEOC Charges Nationwide

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018….

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA’s Revised Rules, Regulations Over the Last Year

Can you provide a summary of occupational safety rules that went into effect over the last year that haven’t yet been included in a Cal/OSHA…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Demystifying ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay, Overtime

How does the regular rate work? Once I calculate the regular rate, does it change the employee’s hourly rate? Do I have to calculate a…