Tag: scheduling

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance
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Posted in Local Ordinances

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance

Los Angeles County recently approved a fair workweek ordinance, which goes into effect on July 1, 2025. This new ordinance is similar to the City…

Business Legislative Wins
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Posted in General

Business Legislative Wins and What Employers Can Expect in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris Micheli,…

Exempt Employee Can Be Required to Work Specific Hours
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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt

Exempt Employee Can Be Required to Work Specific Hours

Our company’s business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The payroll manager, who is classified as an exempt employee, often…

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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 Local Ordinances

Los Angeles City’s New Fair Work Week Ordinance

On November 29, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council approved a Fair Work Week Ordinance, which goes into effect on April 1, 2023. Retail businesses…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Rest Breaks: Ways to Prove Employees Receive Duty-Free Time

Recently, an employee complained to management that they were not receiving rest breaks. Because the breaks are paid, the employees do not clock out for…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek Overtime Workplace Policies

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell), a proposal…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek

Child Care Issues Can Prompt Move to Create Alternative Schedule

My hourly employee asked for a flexible schedule where she would work four 10-hour days instead of five eight-hour days due to child care issues….

California employers should review their pre-employment practices, including job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries, before July 1.
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Posted in Discrimination

New California FEHA Regulations for Pre-Employment Practices Start July 1

New Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations clarify what pre-employment practices (like job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries) constitute age and religious creed based…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Emergency San Francisco Ordinance Provides Worker Health, Scheduling Protections

On April 21, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance requiring grocery store, drug store, restaurant and on-demand delivery service employers…