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Federal & California COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Expired

Federal & California COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Expired

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Highlights: Both Federal and California Emergency Paid Sick Leave Expired on 9/30/2021 Employees taking CA Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) as of 9/30/2021 may continue to take the leave they are currently on even if the entitlement extends...

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Bay Area Counties Mandate a Return to Indoor Masking

Bay Area Counties Mandate a Return to Indoor Masking

Thursday, August 6, 2020 Yesterday, the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley announced a new health order requiring everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks when in indoor,...

CAL-OSHA Has Spoken

CAL-OSHA Has Spoken

Monday, June 21st, 2021Cal-OSHA has spoken! This week marks a milestone in California’s emergence from the pandemic: vaccinated employees in most workplaces can now be mask-less! This has left employers wondering if we’re back to normal or there are still more...

ARPA & CA Paid Sick Leave

ARPA & CA Paid Sick Leave

Thursday, April 8th, 2021Legislation was recently passed at the federal and state level regarding COVID-19.  Below are important points about each piece of recently passed legislation with links to more information on each law. This is a very brief overview of the...

December HR To Do List

December HR To Do List

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 It’s been a long year of constant changes and adjustments for everyone this year. 2020 is finally coming to an end, and 2021 is just around the corner…ready and waiting for a fresh start. Before taking some well-deserved time off with your...

Hot Topics in Employment Law

Hot Topics in Employment Law

Thursday, November 5, 2020 The end of the year is quickly approaching and with that the IRS has recently announced 2021 contribution limits for 401K plans, health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), parking and mass transit benefits, and more. ...

Election Day

Election Day

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Election Day is tomorrow, and no matter your political views, chances are you and/or your employees will feel some "election stress" tomorrow and in the coming weeks. We've compiled some resources below that we hope you'll find helpful. This...

November HR To Do List

November HR To Do List

Tuesday, October 27, 2020November will be gone before you know it, but it’s a great time to do some extra prep work so you don’t feel overwhelmed in December. Make a checklist of what MUST be completed this month.  It’s easy to overlook things so checking things off...

October HR To-Do-List

October HR To-Do-List

Monday, October 5, 2020 It’s already October! The beginning of fall makes us think of all things pumpkin-spice…and year-end!  As we start winding down (or up!) for the holiday season, there is still some work left in the next couple months. Below are some upcoming...

Make every vote count!

Make every vote count!

Tuesday, September 24th, 2020California Election Code Section 14001 requires that employers post this notice to their employees 10 days before the November 3rd election date informing them of eligible paid leave for the purpose of voting in a statewide election.  The...

Social Security Tax Deferrals

Social Security Tax Deferrals

Friday, September 4th, 2020 On August 8, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum as part of the ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts. This memorandum authorizes the deferral of employee social security taxes from September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020....

September ’20 HR To Do List

September ’20 HR To Do List

Thursday, August 27, 2020 September has arrived! There’s only a month left in Q3, and before we know it we’ll be knee-deep in year-end duties. It’s a good time to start planning ahead – are your year-end duties going to be different than usual this year? Like...

Payroll

Payroll

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 Ready for more changes due to COVID-19? It seems this pandemic has touched every part of our businesses as small employers, and the only thing we can count on is more change. The most recent changes were signed via executive orders by...

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