Tag: notices

Updated Wage Theft Notice Released
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Posted in Posters and Notices

Updated Wage Theft Notice Released

Federal and California law requires new employees to receive several pamphlets and notices about laws and programs like workers’ compensation, workplace sexual harassment, state disability…

Employment-Related Job Killer Bills
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Posted in General

CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Employment-Related Job Killer Bills, Other Harmful Proposals

Governor Gavin Newsom laid down his lawmaking pen Friday night after signing 890 new laws into effect, and vetoing another 156, including three California Chamber…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Berkeley Adopts New Fair Work Week Ordinance

Editor’s note: This blog was updated on June 21, 2023, to clarify that the Berkeley Fair Workweek Ordinance becomes operative in January 2024. On November…

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Posted in Discrimination Posters and Notices

Employers Must Post New EEOC Poster Immediately

On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster to replace the…

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Posted in Hiring

Applicant with Criminal History? Follow Process Before Revoking Offer

We ran a criminal background check on a prospective new employee and the check revealed some criminal history. Can we choose to revoke the job…

exposure
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Workplace Exposure Notification, Reporting Requirements Revised

On October 5, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 654 (AB 654), which revises and clarifies employers’ COVID-19 workplace exposure notice and reporting requirements…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices

New Law Still Requires Physical Workplace Postings

As HR practitioners are well aware, federal and California laws require employers to post a large number of notices in the workplace. These notices are…

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Posted in COBRA COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices

American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidies Ending Soon

In March, the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the third federal stimulus package enacted in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic….

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Posted in COBRA COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy Model Notices, Guidance

Among the American Rescue Plan Act’s many provisions, it provides for 100 percent premium subsidies for health insurance continuation under the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Now In Effect

On Monday, November 30, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law approved the new COVID-19 emergency regulation, which went into effect immediately. As previously reported, the…