Employment Law & HR Topics

Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in June: Hours, Classifications, and Payment of Wages

If you are in HR, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to FLSA. That is why we put together the …

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(Continuation) URGENT CA: Cal/OSHA Releases Fact Sheets and FAQs on Updated COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

Cal/OSHA today posted fact sheets and updated its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to reflect revisions adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board on April 21, 2022. The ETS revisions incorporate updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and make the ETS more flexible if changes are made …

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in May: Best Practices for Hiring

If you are in HR, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to FLSA. That is why we put together the …

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CDC Recommending a Return to Masks for All People, Regardless of Vaccination Status

With the rise of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the CDC has issued updated information and is recommending the wearing of masks in public, regardless of vaccination status, in areas of substantial or high transmission. This is especially emphasized when a person is immunocompromised, or at risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who …

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URGENT CA: Ninth Circuit Ruling on AB 51 Means That Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Are Now Prohibited In California

On September 15, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held the decision of Chamber of Commerce v. Bonta that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) does not fully preempt California Assembly Bill 51 (“AB 51”), reversing a lower court ruling holding that AB 51 was preempted by the FAA. As a result, employers are now prohibited from requiring applicants …

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CA Employers: Preliminary 2022 California Employment Law Update

Below are links to a summary of new California employment laws which will become effective on January 1, 2022, unless otherwise noted or changed. Please note that this is a preliminary overview, which means that new laws are subject to change. Guardian HR will continue to update and inform you of any modifications and will be …

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in October: Update Policies

If you are in HR, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to FLSA. That is why we put together the …

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Presidential Executive Order to Require Vaccine Mandate or Frequent Testing

On September 9, 2021, an Executive Order from President Joe Biden was issued, requiring all US employers with 100 or more employees to require COVID-19 vaccinations or a weekly negative test result before coming to work. This is all available in the Path Out of the Pandemic, the White House’s COVID-19 Action Plan. The Department of …

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in September: In-House, Remote or Flexible Work Options

If you are in HR, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to FLSA. That is why we put together the …

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