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COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

James W. Ward  November 20, 2020 HR Watchdog On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to adopt a comprehensive and complex COVID-19 emergency regulation addressing a variety of issues related to COVID-19 in the...

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What California Employers Need To Know In 2021

What California Employers Need To Know In 2021

CalWorkSafety & HR Invites You to Join Our 3rd Thursday ZOOM Webinar and Catch Up on New Employment Laws & Regulations for Now and Jan. 2021. Join Us On ZOOM Thursday - Nov. 19th at 10:00 a.m. ZOOM Meeting Link: Click Here Meeting ID: 858 9754 3343 Passcode:...

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Are You Aware of New CA-Based Retirement Plan Changes

Are You Aware of New CA-Based Retirement Plan Changes

Changes In California-Based Retirement Plans State law requires that California employers - who don’t already offer an employer-sponsored retirement plan and who have five or more CA-based employees (at least one of whom is age eighteen) either sponsor a retirement...

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Get Prepared for 2021 California Employment Compliance Laws

Get Prepared for 2021 California Employment Compliance Laws

2021 New California Employment Laws CalWorkSafety & HR Is Here to Help! We very much hope your organization is managing the current health and economic climate well. CalWorkSafety & HR is providing a Report on New 2021 California Employment Laws to inform you...

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Time to Review Employee Wages and Salaries for 2021

Time to Review Employee Wages and Salaries for 2021

By Cary G. Palmer & Shiva Anari on October 27, 2020  Jackson Lewis PC The California 2020 legislative session has closed, and employers should be preparing for 2021 by updating policies and procedures. Employers should ensure that the minimum wage for non-exempt...

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Is Your Facemask Protecting You?

Is Your Facemask Protecting You?

The coronavirus pandemic sent individuals, companies and even whole countries scrambling to buy up scarce masks and other critical medical supplies. Author: Associated Press, Bill McGinty Published: 11:09 AM EDT October 9, 2020 Updated: 6:08 PM EDT October 9, 2020...

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Fall Biz Update: 1-Hour Virtual Event: “Stay Safe”

Fall Biz Update: 1-Hour Virtual Event: “Stay Safe”

Please Join the CalWorkSafety & HR Fall Business Update: 1-Hr. Virtual Event:“STAY SAFE” TOPICS: AB 2557: Changes to Independent Contractor Classifications Changes to the COVID-19 Return to Work Landscape Payroll Tax Update Changes to California Law: Independent...

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How Leave Laws Interact When a Couple Works for Same Employer

How Leave Laws Interact When a Couple Works for Same Employer

Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. How do the federal COVID-19 leave laws adopted this year interact with related state laws, including pregnancy leave, the family rights act and baby bonding time for a married couple at our business? Due to COVID-19, Congress enacted the...

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Governor Signs Bill to Ease Work Share Difficulties

Governor Signs Bill to Ease Work Share Difficulties

By Nicky Jatana, Jackson Lewis PC On September 28, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1731 (“AB 1731”), which creates an alternative process for employers to submit and be approved for work-sharing plan programs. Previously some employees would be eligible for...

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