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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in California, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable California Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in California, as well as other states and municipalities:

January 1, 2021: California Enacts Notice and Reporting Requirements for Potential COVID-19 Exposure

January 1, 2021: California Expands Paid Family Leave to Include Qualifying Military Exigencies

January 1, 2021: California Kin Care Leave Law Amended

January 1, 2021: California Requires Employers to Provide Access to Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

January 1, 2021: California Requires Expanded Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your California Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The California Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Prevention Handbook Statement [5+ Employees]: California

Employment Eligibility and Work Authorization Handbook Statement: California

Family and Medical Leave Handbook Statement: California

Paid Sick and Safe Time Handbook Statement [Accrual Method]: California

Smoke-Free Workplace Handbook Statement: California

Additional Resources

California Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors

California Workplace Notices

How to Comply With California's Fair Pay Act

Employment Offer Letter: California

Employment Application Form: California

Confidentiality Agreement: California

Separation Agreement and Release Form: California

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California at a Glance

California Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers and Workers

Wage and Hour