Posts Tagged ‘EDD’

Coronavirus Support Available for Workers, Employers

On Thursday, March 5, California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) clarified employer and employee coverage related to the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. The additional support comes one day after Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as part of California’s response to the coronavirus. Covered employees who’ve been exposed to the coronavirus are […]

6 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Paid Family Leave, Time Off - Mike McCluskey - No CommentsRead More »

IRS Tax Withholding Form W-4

New Form W-4, Tax Withholding Method

In December 2019, the IRS released its new Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate for 2020. Prompted by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS made major revisions designed to make income tax withholding easier for employees, including changing the name from Employees’ Withholding Allowance Certificate. The new form no longer has withholding allowances, […]

16 Jan 20 - Compensation - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Starting Today, California Employers Have a New/Updated Notice (and Revised Pamphlets Too!)

This year, forget April showers and May flowers, April 1 brings new notice and pamphlet revisions. California employers need to check their notices and posters to make sure they are using the correct version. Update (Or Start Posting) New Notice Don’t forget! Starting April 1, California employers covered by either the California Family Rights Act […]

1 Apr 19 - Posters and Notices - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Wildfire Reminders: Employers Have Obligations, Must Take Precautions to Protect Employees

With a new series of wildfires flaring up this month, the California Chamber of Commerce presents below responses to questions often received from the employer community about how to help employees and a recent Cal/OSHA advisory on worker safety. The California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced Wednesday that the Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits […]

15 Nov 18 - Labor Relations, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

EDD Updates Required Poster, Pamphlet — Prior Versions OK Until January

Recently, the California Employment Development Department (EDD) updated a required California workplace poster — EDD Notice to Employees (DE 1857A). The revised notice is dated May 2018 but was published in July 2018. The EDD informed the California Chamber of Commerce that, while maintaining updated publications is always encouraged, employers can continue to use the […]

7 Aug 18 - Posters and Notices - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »