Tag: Labor Commissioner

Labor Commissioner FAQ Ties Paid Sick Time Off to Work Day Length
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Labor Commissioner FAQ Ties Paid Sick Time Off to Work Day Length

I understand that the state is now requiring employers to provide more time off for paid sick leave than it did in previous years. My…

sick leave
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What Employers Should Know About California’s Latest Paid Sick Leave Expansion

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber employment law expert Ellen Savage discuss what employers need to…

California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released
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California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released

As we rapidly approach January 1 — the date most new employment laws that Governor Newsom signed this year become effective — the one that…

Timing of Meal Breaks Can Avert Strict Liability for Violations
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Timing of Meal Breaks Can Avert Strict Liability for Violations

Our employees start work at 8 a.m. The owner of the company requires that meal breaks start at 1 p.m. While I have told him…

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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 Time Off

Allowing Use of Sick Time for Vacation Could Prove Costly for Employer

My employee wants to take a few days off to take a trip with her family, but she is out of vacation time. Can I…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Consultation Unit Would Protect Both Workers and Employers

A recently filed initiative, titled “the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act,” would, in addition to reforming the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), create a Consultation…

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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…