Tag: employees

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule
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Posted in Independent Contractor

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule impacting the classification of workers as either independent contractors or employees….

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Posted in Compensation

Untangling Confusion, Misconceptions on California’s Pay Scale Disclosure Requirements

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman to discuss the pay…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

CA Labor Commissioner’s FAQs on Pay Scale Disclosures

As 2023 gets closer, the California Labor Commissioner’s office released FAQs addressing some of employers’ lingering questions about the new pay scale disclosure requirements starting…

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Posted in General

Watch for Productivity Dips, Gambling During March Madness

The 2022 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s basketball tournament, aka “March Madness” — one of the most exciting sports events of the year that…

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Posted in Social Media Workplace Policies

What to Do When Employee Video Records Workplace Accident

An employee used his mobile phone to film a co-worker lying in a pool of blood shortly after a workplace accident. This employee then posted…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

OSHA Pauses Vaccine Standard Activities Pending Litigation, Creating Uncertainty in California

As previously reported, on November 5, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an emergency temporary standard in the Federal Register which…

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Posted in Hiring

Labor Shortage Prompts Retirees’ Return to Workforce

California’s labor shortage is immense. A recent column in CalMatters noted that while the state has one of the highest unemployment rates, employers also “have hundreds…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General

Employees Want Permanently Flexible Work, Survey Says

While 76 percent of employees say they want their company to make work permanently flexible (whether schedule- and/or location-wise), according to a new Catalyst and…

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Posted in Privacy

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Enforcement Begins July 1

As previously reported, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020, but the earliest date the California Attorney General could…

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Posted in General

57 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked Among Best Employers in California

Fifty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies were rated high enough by their employees to earn a spot on the 2019 Forbes list of best…