Tag: Labor Commissioner

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…

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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies

Labor Commissioner Answers Questions on Paid Sick Leave

The Labor Commissioner’s Office recently updated its frequently asked questions about California paid sick leave (PSL). The updated FAQ addresses three areas where employers have…