Tag: CalChamber in Court

Workers’ Comp Case Attacks Basic Premise of System, Opens Door to Broader Liability

The California Chamber of Commerce recently filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a California Supreme Court case that will determine whether doctors who review workers’...

More Timekeeping Guidance from Court on Standards for Rounding Entries

An appellate court decision that further clarifies the ability of California employers to round employee timecard entries has been published at the request of...

Oral Arguments Set for Today In Cap-and-Trade Auction Lawsuit

A Sacramento appellate court will hear oral arguments this morning on a closely watched lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce concerning the...

On-Call Rest Periods Are Not Allowed, California Supreme Court Rules

In a disappointing decision for California businesses, the California Supreme Court ruled recently that on-call rest periods are not permissible. This decision will require...

State High Court Leaves Intact Decision Reversing Landmark Teacher Tenure Ruling

The California Supreme Court last week declined to review a decision by the Second District Court of Appeals overturning a landmark lower court ruling...

Court Sides with Employer in Workers’ Comp Case

A state appeals court has ruled that a worker’s claim of a psychiatric injury did not meet the tests to qualify for workers’ compensation...

CalChamber Files Brief on Meal Breaks During 12-Hour Shifts

The California Chamber of Commerce has added its arguments in a case that may help clarify meal and rest period requirements for health care...

CalChamber, Business Organizations Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Landmark Education Case

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined with other business organizations to file a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the landmark decision in Vergara v....

Independent Redistricting Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court; CalChamber Welcomes Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday upheld the constitutionality of Arizona citizens’ decision to have congressional district lines drawn by an independent redistricting commission rather...

CalChamber Welcomes United States Supreme Court Decision in Arizona Redistricting Case​​​​​​

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent...

Air Board Asks Courts to Create New Tax

In a landmark case before the Third District Court of Appeal, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) recently argued for creation of an unprecedented...

CalChamber in Court: Don’t Make One Employer Liable for Another’s Independent Contractor Misclassification

Also signing the brief in the case of Noe v. Superior Court were the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Civil Justice Association of...

CalChamber in Court: Urges State Supreme Court to Review Independent Contractor Test​​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce has filed a letter brief with the California Supreme Court urging it to review and decide what test should...

On-Call Rest Periods Are Lawful, Appellate Court Rules

In a victory for California businesses, the 2nd District Court of Appeal has ruled in an unpublished opinion that on-call rest periods are lawful. 2nd...

CalChamber in Court: Court Issues Employer-Friendly Ruling on Sexual Harassment/Franchisor Liability

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that a franchisor can’t be held vicariously liable for unlawful conduct by a franchisee’s employee, where the franchisor exercises no...

CalChamber in Court: State High Court Decisions: One Victory, One Mixed​​​​​​​​​

One decision issued by the California Supreme Court this week marked a victory for the business perspective on defibrillators, while the second was a...

CalChamber Files Friend-of-Court Briefs to Defend Workers’ Compensation Reforms

The California Chamber of Commerce is defending major provisions of workers’ compensation reform legislation and working to ensure fairness in friend-of-the-court briefs filed...