Tag: Ashley Hoffman

The Workplace Podcast

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws...
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California Consumer Privacy Act Will Apply to Employers in 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss the current state of...

AB 257 Amendments Raise Significant Concerns, Including Whether the Council’s Broad Authority is Constitutional

For the first time ever, an unelected council will both set sweeping standards for a specific industry’s wages, hours, and working conditions that prevail...

AB 257 Will Increase Prices on Consumers; Faces Key Vote in Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will increase prices at counter-service restaurants and further burden working families faces a vote in the California...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Harming Film Industry Placed on Suspense File

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would drive film industry jobs out of California was placed on the Senate Appropriations Suspense File yesterday. The...
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CalChamber-Supported Background Check Bill Will Speed Up Job, Housing Applications

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will restore the accessibility of key court electronic indexes for conducting background checks will be heard in...
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New Article Shows Record Number of PAGA Filings During COVID-19 Pandemic

While most business operations seemed to slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic, new data shows that one industry did not: plaintiff’s firms filing lawsuits....
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Update on CalChamber Efforts to Secure Changes to Important Legislation

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocates Ashley Hoffman and Robert Moutrie give a...
2022 Job Killer List

Job Killer Bill Eliminating Secret Ballot Union Elections to Be Considered When Legislators Return...

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that seeks to eliminate an agricultural employee’s democratic right to cast an independent vote in a...

Job Killer Pay Data Publication Bill to Be Heard in Assembly Next Month

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will encourage lawsuits against businesses and make hiring more burdensome will be heard in the...

Workers’ Comp Job Killer Proposal Fails to Move

Legislation expanding the presumption that certain diseases and injuries are caused by the workplace failed in an Assembly policy committee this week for lack...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Harming Film Industry to Be Heard in Committee Tomorrow

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would drive film industry jobs out of California will be considered by the Senate Labor, Public Employment...

CalChamber Opposes Bill Jeopardizing State’s Music Industry

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would deliver a massive blow to the state’s music industry and drive talent and jobs out of...
2022 Job Killer List

Job Killer Bill Excusing Workplace Absenteeism Faces Key Deadline

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will excuse workplace absenteeism and cripple emergency response faces a key deadline on Friday, when...
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CalChamber-Supported Background Checks Bill Awaiting Senate Action

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will restore the accessibility of key court electronic indexes for conducting background checks will be considered by...
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The Economics of a Job Killer

Economic growth and job creation are essential to California’s success. Every year, the California Chamber of Commerce identifies the legislation that will hinder job...
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Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los...

CalChamber Tags AB 1651 as a Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a new job killer bill that imposes onerous reporting requirements, severely limits the use of technology in...

Two Job Killer Bills to Be Considered in Committees Tomorrow

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills will be heard in legislative policy committees tomorrow morning. The Assembly Judiciary Committee is scheduled to...
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Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell),...