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2023 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

2023 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

Source: HRWatchdog, January 3, 2023 On December 29, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued the 2023 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes....

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Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Regulation for 2 Years

Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Regulation for 2 Years

Source: HRWatchdog, December 19, 2022 The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board voted 6-1 Thursday to continue California’s COVID-19 regulation until December 2024. As part of the transition from an emergency COVID-19...

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Colds, Flus, RSV: What Can California Employers Do?

Colds, Flus, RSV: What Can California Employers Do?

By Cal Chamber -December 2, 2022 After COVID-19 dominated our lives for the last few years, other highly contagious respiratory illnesses — like colds, cases of flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are hitting California hard. Since influenza season tends to...

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The City of Los Angeles Passes Retail Fair Work Week Ordinance

The City of Los Angeles Passes Retail Fair Work Week Ordinance

Originally Posted by Connie L. Chen, Leonora M. Schloss & Angela Quiles Nevarez on November 29, 2022. Posted by Jackson Lewis law firm.  As of, November 29, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council passed the Fair Work Week Ordinance on the second reading. The ordinance...

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Most Common CA Labor Commissioner Violations

Most Common CA Labor Commissioner Violations

Most Common CA Labor Commissioner Violations:  Minimum wage  Rest Periods  Overtime  Failure to provide workers’ compensation  Itemized wage statements  AB-5 "ABC" Test Does Not Apply to Real Estate Agent's PAGA Claim  James Whitlach is a former real estate agent who...

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Updated 2023 Laws for California Employers

Updated 2023 Laws for California Employers

Join Our November 17th ZOOM Webcast: New 2023 Legal & Compliance Laws Employers Must Know Extended COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Policies Regarding Marijuana Testing CA Consumer Privacy Bereavement Leave Cal-Savers Expanded Law on “Pay Transparency" Fast Food Employers...

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The 8 Biggest Remote-Work Compensation Considerations

The 8 Biggest Remote-Work Compensation Considerations

Communicate a Consistent Remote-Work Pay Policy to Employees By Danielle Hultenius Moore and J. Hagood Tighe © Fisher Philips October 12, 2022 Like many employers, you may have shifted to a remote work or hybrid model allowing employees to work from home full time or...

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