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What Your Business Should Know About Safety This Holiday Season

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”– Benjamin Franklin With the 2022 holiday season here, retailers are hiring hundreds of thousands of seasonal workers to meet the increased demand. This year, we may also see more in-person shopping. As businesses enter the busy season, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and …

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‘Super Bowl Fever’ Sweeps Through Workplaces

Look around at your co-workers today, because, on Monday, it’s very likely several of them won’t be at work. Yes, “Super Bowl Fever” will sweep through offices next Monday, February 3. An estimated 17.5 million workers plan to miss work that day, according to the 2020 Super Bowl Fever Survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos …

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Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Not All Managers’ Duties Are Managerial

In California, employees who work more than eight hours in a day or 40 hours in a week are entitled to overtime pay. However, there are several exemptions to the overtime law, permitting employers to pay certain categories of employees a flat salary without overtime wages. One such exemption is for executives, who are typically …

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New California FEHA Regulations ‘Clarify’ Definition of Employer

Heads up, employers — new Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations are now effective. In June 2019, the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) approved new regulations, which primarily seek to “clarify” the definition of employer that will determine when to apply the FEHA including the FEHA’s harassment prevention training requirements. Definition of Employer …

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How Deadline Extension Affects Timing of Harassment Training

I just read that the Governor signed a new law that changes the timing for the new sexual harassment training. What are the new deadlines for getting my employees trained? For many years, employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide supervisors with two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every two years. …

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Need to Reimburse Restaurant Employees for Non-Slip Black Shoes? Court Says No

When must employers reimburse employees’ expenses? It depends, of course, on the circumstances. As previously reported, some employees submit unusual and even hilarious expense reports for items like kids clothing, Super Bowl tickets, cat litter and even a cow. Sometimes, it’s obvious when employers don’t have to reimburse an employee (sorry, you probably need to …

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