Tuesday, October 23, 2018

CalChamber Capitol News Report Explains Three Significant New Employment Laws

This week, the California Chamber of Commerce Capitol News Report highlighted three important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2018:...

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect...

First CalChamber HR Symposium Features Labor/Employment Law Experts

CalChamber Brings HR Experts to LA A sold-out crowd gathered in Los Angeles recently for the first California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium. The October 26...

Payroll Tax Deduction, Exempt Classification Rates Will Rise in 2018

For 2018, the Social Security Administration announced that the Social Security taxable wage base will rise by $1,500—from $127,200 to $128,700 maximum taxable earnings. In...

What Employers Should Know About Emergencies and the Workplace

In light of various emergencies and disasters throughout the state, the California Chamber of Commerce is educating employers about a few things they should...

CalChamber Membership Includes Access to Local Ordinances Section on HRCalifornia

Cities and counties in California continue to pass local ordinances affecting businesses. The California Chamber of Commerce has designed a section on HRCalifornia.com to...

Verifying Eligibility to Work and Pending End of ‘Dreamers’ Program

On September 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Homeland Security will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

Pay Stub Best Practices Pay Off

Your company’s pay stub is more than just a piece of paper. For California employers, the pay stub (referred to as a wage statement)...

White House Halts Requirement to Collect Pay Data by Race, Gender

On August 29, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an immediate stay of a rule that would have required private...

CalChamber to Host Live Webinar on Meal and Rest Break Rules

California Chamber of Commerce employment law experts will discuss how employers can prevent meal and rest break violations, and how to stay in compliance...

Inaugural CalChamber HR Symposium Set for Full Day in Los Angeles on October 26

The California Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its first HR Symposium on October 26 in Los Angeles. The one-day event will include five one-hour...

New Form I-9 Includes Change in When It Must Be Completed

For the second time in less than a year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised version of Form I-9,...

Reminder: Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes

The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 10 or more employees that they are required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage...

Labor Commissioner Fines Contractor for Wage Theft of Subcontractor

For the first time, the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by issuing citations under AB...

Reminder: Domestic Violence Notice Requirement Began July 1

Employers with 25 or more employees now must provide new employees with a written notice about the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual...

LA Demands $1.45 Million Penalty for Violation of Local Minimum Wage Law

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office and the city’s Office of Wage Standards (OWS) announced this week that they are demanding $1.45 million in...

July 1 Brings Changes to Local Ordinances

Throughout California, local cities and counties are passing ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks, employee scheduling and more. Minimum Wage...