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Senate Bill 93: California’s New “Right to Recall” Law

Senate Bill 93: California’s New “Right to Recall” Law

On April 16, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 93, also known as the “Right to Recall” law. This new law, effective immediately upon signing, mandates certain employers to recall former workers that were laid off for COVID-related reasons when positions...

CA COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Requirements Expanded

CA COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Requirements Expanded

On March 19th, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 95, a new measure that extends and expands the requirement for employers to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees impacted by COVID-19. The previous food sector worker Executive Order and the...

Reminder: Cal/OSHA Requires Timely Employee Access to IIPP

Reminder: Cal/OSHA Requires Timely Employee Access to IIPP

Updates were made to the IIPP Safety Orders (Section 3203 of the California Code of Regulations) that went into effect at the beginning of this quarter, to ensure employee access to their employer’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and specify who can...

Deadline Approaching for New CA Pay Data Reporting Requirement

Deadline Approaching for New CA Pay Data Reporting Requirement

At the end of the 2020 California legislative session, Governor Gavin Newsom passed Senate Bill 973, creating new requirements for private employers in the state with 100 or more employees. Employers in this same category are already required by federal law to file an...

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,...