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What Employers Should Know About Unemployment Benefit Fraud

What Employers Should Know About Unemployment Benefit Fraud

Unemployment is at an all-time high in the United States. While January’s unemployment rate was previously reported at 6.3%, a recent statement from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell revealed that the numbers had been distorted and that the unemployment rate in...

2021 Minimum Wage Increases

2021 Minimum Wage Increases

Minimum wage is increasing statewide once again in California on January 1st, 2021. There are over 40 individual minimum wage increases in the state for specific cities, counties and/or municipal areas that employers in those areas must meet. It’s crucial for...

New California Employment Laws Effective in 2020 and 2021

New California Employment Laws Effective in 2020 and 2021

At the end of the 2019-20 legislative session, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a number of new bills into law. Many of those bills tackled issues such as COVID-19: workers’ compensation, paid sick leave, workplace safety, leaves of absence, harassment...

Emplicity Celebrates 25 Years of Serving California Businesses

Emplicity Celebrates 25 Years of Serving California Businesses

You can certainly call 2020 a milestone year for Emplicity. It has been a year of unprecedented change, but also a big year to celebrate as October 18th, 2020 marks Emplicity’s 25th Anniversary. Founded in 1995 on the principle of making employee management simple,...

Newsom’s Latest COVID Sanctions and What They Mean to Your Business

Newsom’s Latest COVID Sanctions and What They Mean to Your Business

On September 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 1159 into law. The new law was passed as an emergency measure, making it effective immediately upon signing. SB 1159 imposes new obligations on employers and claims administrators with regard to COVID-19...

Why California Employers Are Choosing PEO Over Payroll

Why California Employers Are Choosing PEO Over Payroll

When an employer is looking to ease their burden and outsource a portion of their operations, the first thing they typically look for is a payroll company to take over all of the functions related to paying employees. However, a payroll company is just that; they...

California Employers Opt Out of Employee Tax Deferral Program

California Employers Opt Out of Employee Tax Deferral Program

In early August, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes on wages paid from September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The intention...

What Employers Need to Know About Power Outages

What Employers Need to Know About Power Outages

On Sunday, Governor Newsom issued a State of Emergency and Executive Order as California battles over 30 major wildfires and energy providers struggle to meet the demand during what the state is declaring an “Extreme Heat Event.” As many as 400,000 homes and...