Guidance for Implementation and Compliance with Presidential Memorandum Deferring Employee Social Security Tax Withholding

Employment

On August 8, 2020, President Trump directed the Secretary of the Treasury to allow employees to defer the payment of the employee share of payroll taxes…

FELS Webinar: What’s CalSavers? What are my Alternatives?

Employment

State law requires all businesses with 5 or more employees to facilitate CalSavers – a state-sponsored payroll deduction individual retirement account…

DOL Issues Revised FFCRA Regs

Employment

In response to an early August ruling from a federal judge in a lawsuit brought by the state government of New York, the U.S. Department of Labor issued…

Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Under AB 1867

Employment

On September 9, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1867 into law creating two new Labor Code sections: 248 (food service workers) and 248.1(covered…

FELS Webinar: Employee COVID-19 Infections: What Does Cal/OSHA Want me to Record? What do they Want me to Report?

Employment

UPDATED: Webinar Presentation Posted September 14, 2020 Cal/OSHA's guidance on recording on OSHA logs instances of employees' COVID-19 infections,…

FELS Webinar: “You Have an Employee with COVID-19; Now What?”

Employment

FELS August 18 webinar, “You Have an Employee With COVID-19; Now What?” drew a strong attendance and many after-webinar questions; nearly 280 attendees…

Federal Court Extends Temporary Restraining Order Against AB 5

01-January 2020

The temporary restraining ordered issued against implementation of Assembly Bill 5 was further extended at a hearing held on Jan. 13. The extension will…