Tag: workplace policies

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts
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Posted in Time Off

Vacation Policy: Employer Has Latitude, But Beware of Illegal Impacts

Can we have different vacation policies for different worksites and for different groups in the same office? Yes, California employers may establish different vacation policies…

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks
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Posted in Employee Handbook Labor Relations

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and James Ward discuss the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling in…

Steps to Follow When Providing Lactation Accommodation to Employee
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Posted in Workplace Policies

Steps to Follow When Providing Lactation Accommodation to Employee

One of my employees is returning from pregnancy leave and is asking for lactation accommodations. What must we do to accommodate this employee? Both federal…

Unlimited Paid Time Off Policies Are Attractive, But Have Risks
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Posted in Time Off

Unlimited Paid Time Off Policies Are Attractive, But Have Risks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber vice president of labor and employment…

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Posted in Harassment

Valentine’s Day: What Employers Should Know About Workplace Relationships

Over the last four decades, the instances of romances between coworkers have risen and fallen — and then risen again! From the 1980s to the…

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Posted in Health and Safety

California Workplace Mental Health Report Draft: Comments Welcome

The Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has released a draft workplace mental health report, Working Well: Supporting Mental Health at Work in…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Remote Work Reminder: Keep Your Remote Work Policy Up to Date

Prior to 2020, the number of employees working remotely or in a “hybrid” manner — a combination of in-office and remote work — was steadily…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

What am I required to do when an employee tests positive for COVID?

• Notify employees and employers of subcontracted employees who were on the same worksite as the worker diagnosed with COVID-19 during the infectious period in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Cal/OSHA Updates ETS Fact Sheets, FAQs

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has posted new FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) and posted fact sheets —…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the latest…