Posts Tagged ‘unemployment insurance’

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed additional emergency relief legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act). Passed because of the escalating coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) situation, the Families First Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19, including a new federal paid sick leave law, an […]

19 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Paid Family Leave, Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

California Wildfires: What Employers Need to Know

More than a dozen wildfires are raging up and down California, forcing evacuations and bringing tragedy and loss. The monstrous Carr fire in Shasta County has taken several lives, destroyed hundreds of residences and burned nearly 99,000 acres — and its currently only 20 percent contained. During this trying time, the California Chamber of Commerce often […]

30 Jul 18 - Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfires

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the devastating California wildfires (Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yuba counties). Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced and the California Employment Development Department (EDD) confirmed […]

18 Oct 17 - Benefits - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Reminder to California Employers: Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes

The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 10 or more employees that employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits must be submitted electronically to the Employment Development Department (EDD). The requirement began January 1 for employers with 10 or more employees. All remaining employers must begin reporting and paying electronically with […]

7 Aug 17 - Reporting Requirements - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »