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HR And Workplace Health Issues

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 30, 2019 7:12:00 AM

Among the many responsibilities of any HR department is that of monitoring the health and wellness of their fellow workers. And workplace health issues are common.

 

Every year brings with it the "flu season" though influenza and other related diseases are not restricted to certain "seasons" or time frames. Then there are colds, seasonal allergies and even occasional outbreaks of other diseases, such as measles

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Topics: paid sick leave, workforce management, workplace safety, Title VII, EEOC

California Employers And Paid Sick Leave

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2019 9:36:58 AM

While California struggles through the flu season, employers may find that complying with the layers of paid sick leave requirements can be challenging. In addition to the state Paid Sick Leave Law, at least six local municipalities have their own sick leave ordinances. And these local laws impose greater restrictions on employers.

 

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, HR compliance, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Are Your Sick Leave Policies Up To Date?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 28, 2018 8:44:26 AM

With new labor laws and regulations being enacted each year, staying up to date and compliant is always a challenge for HR management. And this is true for sick leave policies in California.

Surprisingly to some, unlike most other developed countries, the federal government here in the U.S. does not  require paid family or sick leave. The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does require eligible employers to provide unpaid family leave. But paid family leave and paid sick days are only required on the state and local levels.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, HR compliance, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Paid Sick Leave And Sick Leave Abuse

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 15, 2018 1:27:44 PM

Calling in sick is a normal part of being an employee. Complying with current paid sick leave labor laws is a normal part of your HR management tasks. Unfortunately, so is dealing with sick leave abuse.

The passage of California's Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family Act of 2014 (AB 1522), or Paid Sick Leave law, has had a significant impact on both employers and employees in California. It has been a challenge, especially for many smaller employers, to implement all the required procedures, notice postings, forms, and compliance verification.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, sick leave abuse, california labor law, paid sick leave

Keeping Up With California Paid Sick Leave Law [Infographic]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 25, 2017 11:01:03 AM

California Sick Leave Law and paid sick leave requirements can be a a challenge for California employers. It is crucial, however, to ensure you're in compliance.

[This post has been updated from the original post from December 2016]

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, california labor law, paid sick leave, paid family leave

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