Tag: DIR

Updated Wage Theft Notice Released
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Posted in Posters and Notices

Updated Wage Theft Notice Released

Federal and California law requires new employees to receive several pamphlets and notices about laws and programs like workers’ compensation, workplace sexual harassment, state disability…

California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released
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Posted in Time Off

California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released

As we rapidly approach January 1 — the date most new employment laws that Governor Newsom signed this year become effective — the one that…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

California’s Nonemergency COVID-19 Regulation Now Effective

California’s nonemergency COVID-19 regulation is now in effect, replacing the previous emergency COVID-19 temporary standards. As previously reported, on December 15, 2022, the California Occupational…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek

Flexible Schedules Can Create Wage, Hour Pitfalls for Employers

Remote working during the pandemic provided quite a bit of flexibility for both employers and employees. Now that we’re in a period of relative stability…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

California Releases Employer COVID-19 Compliance Portal

As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the one-year mark, federal, state and local governments have spent the last year continually developing new laws, regulations, ordinances, orders,…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

California Fatal Workplace Injuries Increased in 2018

After several years of declines, in 2018 (the latest data available), California’s workplace fatality rate increased with 422 Californians dying in workplace incidents (up from…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Rate of California Nonfatal, Fatal Occupational Injuries Remains Stable

The Department of Industrial Relations released California’s 2017 occupational injury and illness data on employer-reported injuries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics works with state agencies…