Tag: leaves of absence

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CFRA Expansion Complicates Leave Administration for Furloughed Employees

The recent California Family Rights Act (CFRA) expansion has added a new and more complicated layer for small businesses. As previously reported, starting January 1,…

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Small Business in California? This Important Webinar Is for You

Managing an employee’s absence from work is particularly challenging for small businesses. On January 1, 2021, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and its leave…

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Bill Adds Small Business to CFRA

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1383, a…

AB 664 and AB 196, however, go beyond a mere presumption and conclusively determine that any exposure or contraction of a communicable disease, is a workplace injury.
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Job Killer Update: Two Employment Bills Pass to Governor, Veto Requested

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills made it out of the Legislature late on Monday night and are now headed to the Governor’s desk. Governor…

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Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Remain as End of Session Approaches

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will significantly increase labor costs and create more liability for employers are expected to be voted on in…

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Calculating Leave Eligibility When Company Closed Temporarily

Our company shut down in March due to the coronavirus, and then reopened the first of June. Now one of my employees is asking to…

Check out the dates and times for these two-day virtual seminars.
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HR Boot Camp and Leaves of Absence Seminars Go Virtual

As part of the ongoing effort to promote safe social distancing, CalChamber’s in-person seminars are going virtual. On select dates in June, August, and September,…

Currently, there are four bills pending that will expand or create new leaves of absence on employers with at least a single employee.
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Burdens Created by New Leaves of Absence

Even in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and a historic economic shock, the Legislature is considering legislation to increase the cost on employers of…

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CalChamber Releases 2020 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its annual job killer list, which includes 10 bills that threaten California’s economic recovery and would hurt the…

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Small Company Eyes Medical Leave Policies for Employee Handbook

We are a small company of 30 employees. Are we required to have a medical leave policy in our employee handbook? Many different types of…