Tag: Labor Commissioner

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Not Providing COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Is Costly for Employers

As of March 29, 2021 — and retroactive to January 1, 2021 — employers with 26 or more employees have been required to provide 80…

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Posted in Compensation Final Paycheck Termination Workplace Safety

Retaliation, Wage Theft Top Recent California Labor Commissioner Citations

Although the California Labor Commissioner has allocated many resources to enforcing COVID-19-related infractions during the pandemic, that doesn’t mean it’s turned a blind eye to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

California Labor Commissioner Enforcing Food Sector Workers Emergency Paid Sick Leave Order

As previously reported, on April 16, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order (EO) N-51-20, providing supplemental paid sick leave to food sector workers along…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

California Labor Commissioner Files First Lawsuit Enforcing AB 5

Earlier this month, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office filed its first lawsuit to enforce AB 5, which requires employers to use the “ABC” test to…

Covered employers are required to post this notice in a conspicuous place.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices Time Off

New California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Notice

Last night, the California Labor Commissioner released the CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers poster. Employers who are covered under California’s…

Employers are facing difficult decisions during this COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Termination

Furloughs Versus Layoffs: Is There a Difference in California?

Many Californian businesses are facing difficult choices during this COVID-19 pandemic (also known as the coronavirus pandemic). Confronting losses in revenue and uncertainty in the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Paid Family Leave Time Off

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…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Nail Salon Fined $1.2 Million for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors

Just because you want a worker to be an independent contractor, or the worker prefers being an independent contractor, does not make it so. Worker…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Starting July 1, Janitorial Employers Must Register With Labor Commissioner

Beginning July 1, 2018, all covered janitorial employers must register annually with the Labor Commissioner. A covered employer provides janitorial services with at least one…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Employees Free to Leave Premises During Rest Breaks

The Labor Commissioner’s office recently updated its fact sheet on rest breaks to clarify that an employer cannot require employees to stay on the work…