Posts Tagged ‘employers’

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 - Brad Sterling - 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 - Brad Sterling - No CommentsRead More »

Potential Expansion of Employment Authorization

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced two proposals designed to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants as part of the U.S. workforce. The first proposal relates to “H-4 dependents” (spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21) of H-1B nonimmigrant workers. Under current regulations, the DHS does not list H–4 dependents […]

15 May 14 - Hiring - Brad Sterling - No CommentsRead More »