Sunday, February 5, 2023

Compliance

CalChamber Presents Guide to 2023 Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has published a white paper and scheduled seminars to help employers prepare for new employment laws. The newly enacted laws...

New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting

Legislation signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week requires employers to make pay scales available to job applicants and employees and expands California’s pay...

State Change in COVID-19 Definition of ‘Close Contact’ Leaves Questions for California Employers

One of the most well-known elements of COVID-19 workplace safety was changed last month — to relatively little fanfare — and it has left...

CalSavers Small Business Registration Deadline: June 30

Small businesses with five or more employees that don’t offer a qualified retirement plan have less than a week to register with CalSavers, a...

California Minimum Wage Projected to Increase to $15.50

On May 12, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California’s minimum wage is projected to increase to $15.50 per hour for all employers, regardless of...

Cal/OSHA Updates Guidance on COVID-19 Emergency Standard

Last weekend, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) posted fact sheets and an update to its frequently asked questions about the...

Cal/OSHA Revises COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for Third Time

On April 21, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved a third readoption of the California Division of Occupational Safety and...

State Lifts Universal Indoor Mask Requirement

California’s universal mask requirement for vaccinated individuals expired this week, but unvaccinated persons still are required to mask up in indoor public settings and...

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Workplace Posting Now Available

As previously reported, on February 9, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 114, which has revived COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave and will...

Required Privacy Training to Be Covered in CalChamber Virtual Seminar

Two state privacy laws — one in effect since 2018 and the other taking effect in 2023 — require companies to adequately train employees...