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 »
Employment Laws & Human Resources
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 »
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 »
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 »
That Newsom proposal for six-month paid family leave? It’s bold—but less so than it seems.
Californians who like the idea of getting more paid time off work to care for a new baby may find good news and bad news in the details of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget. CLICK HERE to read the complete article by Cal Matters.… Read More »
Do You Have To Let Your Employees Work From Home?
“Do I have to let my employees work from home?” With technological advances and with market demand for flexible work arrangements constantly increasing, the question comes up all of the time. Generally speaking, the answer is no. Some positions just don’t translate to working remotely. CLICK HERE to read the complete article by Smith… Read More »
Extending a Reasonable Accommodation Requires Interactive Process – HRWatchdog
As employers, we’re responsible for reasonably accommodating employees with disabilities. The recent article posted by HRWatchDog.CalChamber.com is a reminder that an accommodation for an employee with a disability does not necessarily expire at the conclusion of the time period listed on a doctor’s note. Read the complete article at https://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/2019/01/extending-reasonable-accommodation-requires-interactive-process/.… Read More »
Court Reiterates That Employers Need Not Police Meal Periods
CA Court of Appeal judged that an employer satisfied its duty to provide meal periods, and was not required to police employee’s meal period violations. CLICK HERE to read the complete article. … Read More »
How will California’s 2018 laws affect you?
California 2018 Minimum Wage California employers must comply with the state’s minimum salary requirement for Administrative Exempt (salaried) employees. In California, Administrative Exempt employees must earn a monthly salary of no less than two times the state minimum wage for full-time employment. Administrative Exempt Employee Salary Requirement (Employers with 26 or more employees) This does… Read More »