Tag: employers

FEHA Liability
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Posted in Discrimination

California Supreme Court Imposes FEHA Liability on Agents of Employers

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court has determined that third-party business agents of a certain size can now be directly liable for violations…

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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 Discrimination General

Ninth Circuit Asks California Supreme Court About FEHA Liability for Agents of Employers

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked the California Supreme Court to determine whether a business entity acting as an agent of an employer…

vaccine mandate on hold
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

And Just Like That! Fed OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Are Back On.

On the evening of Friday, December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the stay previously in effect for the federal…

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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 Form I-9

Answers to Common Questions about Completing Form I-9

As employers are again hiring, a number of questions have arisen concerning the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. The following questions and answers may…

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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 Compensation General

DOL’s New “Dual Jobs” Rule for Tipped Workers

For decades, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has grappled with compensation rules for tipped workers when they perform tasks that are incidental to their…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the state’s economy in…