Posts Tagged ‘Department of Industrial Relations’

CalChamber Encouraging Outdoor Employers to Join Heat Illness Prevention Coalition​​​​​​

​The California Chamber of Commerce is encouraging interested parties to join the Heat Illness Prevention Coalition as it prepares to voice concerns about draft revisions to California’s unique heat illness prevention regulations. The coalition believes the proposal will hurt employers and won’t create safer outdoor workplaces in California. California adopted the first heat illness prevention […]

9 Jul 14 - Heat Illness - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Mid-Year HRCalifornia Update

Several laws signed last year will take effect on July 1, including the upcoming California minimum wage increase. On July 1, HRCalifornia will be updated to provide information on these new laws to CalChamber members. We will make the necessary updates to the HR Library, forms, quizzes, wizards and other HRCalifornia tools. The website will be fully […]

30 Jun 14 - Minimum Wage, Paid Family Leave, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Eight Steps For Examining Your Wage Practices

Last week, California’s Labor Commissioner issued citations totaling more than $1.5 million to two janitorial companies for wage theft violations, including intentionally misclassifying 52 janitorial workers as independent contractors. The citations issued include assessments to recover the minimum wages, overtime and other premiums. Most employees are owed $30,000 or more, according to a statement from the Labor […]

13 May 14 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Joins Launch of Wage Theft Education Campaign

The California Chamber of Commerce joined California Labor commissioner Julie A. Su and the California Labor Federation yesterday in announcing the start of a statewide, multilingual campaign to educate workers and employers about wage theft. Featuring the slogan “Wage Theft is a Crime,” the campaign illustrates how workers in low-wage industries — including agriculture, garment, […]

1 May 14 - Compensation, Exempt/Nonexempt, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Remove Your Job-Related Injuries Summary

Breaking news: Employers can actually take down a posting! April is coming to a close. It’s perfectly OK to remove the Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (known as the Form 300A), which must be posted annually at your place of business from February 1 through April 30. Although the posting period is over, you […]

30 Apr 14 - Health and Safety, Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »