Posts Tagged ‘employers’

New 2019 California Labor Laws White Paper Is Ready

It’s that time of year again! CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law. They prepared a white paper summarizing these laws’ effects on California employers for January 2019 and beyond. Learn about: New laws that affect Paid Family Leave (PFL) and Lactation […]

5 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Contractor Liability ‘Job Killer’ Bill Goes to Governor​​​​​​

​A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that forces one company to ensure the wage-and-hour obligations of another passed the Legislature and is on its way to the governor’s desk. AB 1897, (R. Hernández; D-West Covina), unfairly imposes liability on a contracting entity for the contractor’s wage and hour violations and lack of workers’ compensation coverage […]

29 Aug 14 - Workers' Compensation, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

‘Job Killer’ Bills to Be Considered by Senate Fiscal Committee​​​​​

The Senate fiscal committee is scheduled to consider a number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills when legislators return to Sacramento on Monday. These “job killer” bills are on the August 4 hearing schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee: AB 1522 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) Paid Sick Leave. Increases employer mandates by requiring all employers, […]

29 Jul 14 - Benefits, Time Off, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Comments on Proposed CFRA Amendments Due by June 2

As reported earlier, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council is proposing amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. Many of the proposed amendments modify the current CFRA regulations to parallel existing federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. The CFRA applies to employers with 50 or more employees and all public employers. […]

20 May 14 - FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Cutting Down On Payroll Mistakes

Employers keep an eye on payroll because it’s a significant operating cost, but employers may not pay as much attention to actual payroll practices. That could be a big mistake: More than 50 percent of a human resource department’s time is spent processing employee information and answering questions (Forrester Research); Payroll clerical errors and poor […]

16 May 14 - Compensation, Meal and Rest Break, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »