2023 California Employment Laws White Paper

With the year quickly coming to a close and California being affected by a number of changes in legislation, it may be a good time to see what laws will apply to your business in 2023. CalChamber is providing a free 2023 California Employment Laws White Paper to nonmembers for download. You can read more… Read More »

5 New CA Labor Laws to Prepare For in 2023

Calchamber recently posted a podcast discussing the 5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For. SB1162: Pay Transparency & Pay Data Reporting AB152: Extends Covid-19 Paid Sick Leave Sunset AB1949: Right to Bereavement Leave AB1041: Expansion of Family Leave & Paid Sick Leave SB1044: Workplace Emergency With 2022 coming to an end, it… Read More »

New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting Requirements

Starting next year, California employers will be effected by the bill recently signed Governor Gavin Newsom (SB 1162). The bill, effective January 1st, will require employers to provide pay scales to applicants and employees when requested. Additionally, this bill expands California’s pay data reporting requirements to contain race, ethnicity, sex, and the median and mean… Read More »

California Minimum Wage Projected to Increase to $15.50

The California Chamber of Commerce recently posted an update:  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 size, on January 1, 2023. To read the complete article and how this may affect you, CLICK HERE.  … Read More »

Everything you need to know about CalSavers, California’s state-run retirement program

State governments are stepping in to tell small business owners that they’re going to have to start offering a retirement plan to their employees—whether they want to or not—in an effort to help workers effectively prepare for their future retirement. Click here to read the full article by PAI Retirement Services. #smallbusinessowners #california #retirement #calsavers… Read More »

Are you an employer who doesn’t offer remote work?

    It’s no secret. A lot of candidates are looking for remote work. They want a better work-life balance. They don’t want to commute. They ultimately just want to save money and time. Are you an employer who doesn’t offer remote work? If you answered yes, here are a few things to consider.  … Read More »

Need Help Determining Eligibility for Pregnancy Disability or Baby Bonding Leaves?

Well, there’s a new web-based app created by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) that could help Californians navigate the process of determining eligibility.  Based on a number of questions, the app will create a report of the individual’s eligibility. Click here to read the complete article and access the web-based app.  … Read More »

Employers With Lengthy Hiring Process May Lose Top Job Candidates

How long is your hiring process?  Do you ghost candidates?  According to this article, the hiring process for San Diego & Sacramento are well below Los Angeles. Employers With Lengthy Hiring Process May Lose Top Job Candidates… Read More »

CA Labor Commissioner Files First Lawsuit Enforcing AB 5 (Employees or Independent Contractors)

In July, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office filed its first lawsuit to enforce AB 5, which requires employers to use the “ABC” test to determine if workers in California are employees or independent contractors. In the lawsuit, a gig-economy car wash company in Southern California is being sued for misclassifying at least 100 workers as… Read More »

Beware of New Unemployment Insurance Scams

As we’re all trying to keep our families and workers safe and ensure our businesses are compliant with safety precautions, we now have to deal with a new threat…Unemployment Insurance Scams. Click here to read the complete article by HR Watchdog by CalChamber.… Read More »