Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Join Cal/OSHA for Call on Heat Illness Prevention Standard

Updates on topics relating to California’s Heat Illness Prevention Standard will be the subject of a conference call on September 15. The call, scheduled for...

CalChamber White Paper Recaps Key Employment Law Developments

California’s mandatory paid sick leave law is the story of the year. On July 1, employers had to start providing the benefit to employees....

Paid Sick Leave Clean-Up Now in Effect

“Clean-up” amendments to the paid sick leave law went into effect on July 13. The changes were part of urgency legislation passed by the Legislature...

IRS to Offer Health Care Webinar Series in July, August, September

The Internal Revenue Service has designed three webinars to help business owners, tax managers and employee benefits managers understand the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA)...

Rx for Paid Sick Leave: Amendments Effective Immediately

On July 13, 2015, the Legislature passed “clean-up” amendments to the paid sick leave law—the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The Governor...

Employers Must Have Policy in Place to Cap Sick Leave Benefit at 3 Days

In the midst of much misinformation and confusion, July 1 marked the day California employers were required to begin providing paid sick leave benefits...

New Paid Sick Leave Law in Effect Today

​​(July 1, 2015) Today, California’s new mandatory sick leave policy goes into effect for all employers and all emplo​yees in California. In the latest CalChamber...

Attorney General Releases Guide to Complying with Supply Chains Act

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has issued a resource guide to help companies doing business in California comply with state law requiring them to...

New Heat Illness Regulations to Take Effect May 1

Changes to California’s heat illness prevention regulations will take effect on May 1, in time for this year’s growing season and warmer summer weather,...

Background Checks in California: What Employers Must Know

Considering the digital age and all the ways employers can access information about current and prospective employees, sometimes an employer learns too much about...

Use of AB 60 Driver License to Meet Form I-9 Requirements

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office (USCIS) has released two FAQs about whether the AB 60 driver license may be an acceptable identity...

From HRWatchdog Blog: Bizarre Excuses for Being Late to Work

Every now and then, the morning just doesn’t go right and you wind up running late for work. When asked in a new survey from...

Paid Sick Leave Law: A Look at Employer Compliance Options

With the signing of the legislation mandating that employers provide employees with paid sick leave starting July 1, 2015, many employers are questioning what...

CalChamber Offering HR Boot Camp Seminars

The California Chamber of Commerce is helping employers build their HR muscle at several topic-packed training sessions around the state that focus on the...

Help Available to Determine Facilities’ Accessibility Compliance

Making sure that a business is accessible to all members of the public, including those with disabilities, can be challenging in California. One way to...

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has released a list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2015 or earlier that will have...