Cal/OSHA Announces New Non-Emergency COVID-19 Regulations
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by Shauna N. Correia
5d ago
Although most experts say that COVID-19 is here to stay, California’s employment-related emergency regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are winding down. As most employers are aware, on December 31, 2022, California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave ordinance expired and was not renewed or extended. Also, on December 15, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted to adopt non-emergency COVID-19 prevention regulations. These regulations will replace the current emergency regulations (emergency temporary standards). The new regulations will take effect ..read more
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California Employment News: The Basics of Wage Statement Compliance (Part 1)
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by Shauna N. Correia and Rachel E. Davey
1w ago
Wage statements might seem straightforward, but employers who make mistakes on them could face PAGA claims or class-action lawsuits as a result. Join Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey from Weintraub’s Labor & Employment group as they review the basics of wage statement compliance in California in part one of this three-part series from California Employment News. Listen to this podcast episode here. Watch this episode here ..read more
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Now Available! Weintraub Tobin’s 2023 Labor and Employment Seminar and Training Schedule
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by Labor & Employment
3w ago
Weintraub Tobin’s 2023 Labor and Employment Seminar and Training schedule is now available. Specifics and invitations for each seminar/training will be posted on our website approximately one month before the event. Click here to receive email alerts and registration information ahead of each seminar. Click here to view or download the schedule. Topic Date Location Employment Law Update 2022/2023 (Part 1 of 2:  Wage and Hour Laws) January 11,  2023 9:30  a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Weintraub Tobin 400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor Sacramento, CA Employmen ..read more
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Labor Commissioner Issues Pay Transparency FAQs Providing Clarity to Employers
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by Katie Collins
3w ago
As we previously discussed here, beginning January 1, 2023, employers with at least 15 employees will be required to include a pay scale with any job posting. If employers use third-party services to post jobs, they will need to provide those third parties with the pay scale information so that it can be included in the job posting. While employers do not have to volunteer such information to existing employees without prompting, those employees are entitled to the same pay range for their own positions if requested. The requirement to provide pay ranges to existing employees upon request appl ..read more
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California Employment News: Time to Do Away With Rounding Policies
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by Meagan D. Bainbridge and Katie Collins
3w ago
Recent case law has brought time rounding policies into question. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the California Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Camp v. Home Depot, and discuss how it could impact time rounding policies for California employers. Listen to this podcast episode here. Watch this episode here ..read more
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California Employment News: Meal Breaks for Healthcare Workers
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by Meagan D. Bainbridge and Katie Collins
1M ago
California Labor Code now guarantees meal and rest breaks for public healthcare workers. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the details of the newly added Labor Code Section 512.1 and how it applies to both public healthcare employees and employers. Listen to this podcast episode here. Watch this episode here ..read more
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Federal Preemption of California’s Meal and Rest Laws for Truck Drivers Subject to Federal Regulations Applies Retroactively!
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by Nikki Mahmoudi
1M ago
Background In California, Wage Order 9-2001 applies to “all persons employed in the transportation industry,” including property-carrying commercial truck drivers. (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 8, § 11090(1).) Under the order, an employee working more than five hours a day is entitled to a “meal period of not less than 30 minutes,” and an employee working more than 10 hours in a day is entitled to “a second meal period of not less than 30 minutes.” (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 8, § 11090(11)(A),(B).). The Wage Order entitles employees to 10-minute rest breaks for every four hours worked throughout the day ..read more
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California Employment News: Best Practices for Office Holiday Celebrations
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by Meagan D. Bainbridge and Nikki Mahmoudi
1M ago
With the holiday season upon us, there are some important tips for employers to keep in mind for holiday gatherings and celebrations. Meagan Bainbridge and Nikki Mahmoudi discuss these best practices in this special edition of California Employment News. Listen to this podcast episode here. Watch this episode here ..read more
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Seminar Series: Employment Law Update 2023
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by Ramona Carrillo
1M ago
Please join attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group at the 2-part Employment Law Update 2023 seminar series. The Group’s attorneys will discuss important legal developments from 2022 and review a number of new laws and case law developments impacting employers in 2023. Both parts of the series will be presented in a hybrid format, with in-person or webinar attendance available. In-person seminars will be held at the downtown Sacramento Weintraub Tobin office. Please see below for more information and registration links. PART 1 OF 2: WAGE AND HO ..read more
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California Employment News: New Laws Affecting California Employee Handbooks for 2023
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by Meagan D. Bainbridge and Katie Collins
1M ago
New California legislation will require employee handbooks to be updated by January 2023. Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins discuss these updates and best practices for employers as they navigate the changes in this episode of California Employment News. Listen to this podcast episode here. Watch this episode here ..read more
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