Tag: Coronavirus

Supply Chain Disruptions, Labor Shortage Slow Economic Recovery

By now, Americans are used to hearing about some type of shortage. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic it was toilet paper...

New COVID-19 Workplace Rules Explained

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law experts Robert Moutrie and Matthew...

Travel Locally to Help State Recovery

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva and Visit California President and...

California Drops Workplace Mask Rule for Vaccinated Workers

California regulators on Thursday approved revised workplace pandemic rules that allow employees who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus the same freedoms as when...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Rules

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to action today by Cal/OSHA and Governor Gavin Newsom: “We are grateful for...

TODAY: California Officially Re-Opens

Today, California turns the page and officially “re-opens” after what was arguably one of the most difficult and dark years in the state’s history....

With COVID Tamed, It’s a ‘Grand Reopening’ in California

California, the first state in America to put in place a coronavirus lockdown, is now turning a page on the pandemic. At the stroke of...

New COVID-19 Workplace Mask Rules Align with CDC Recommendations

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released new, revised language outlining proposed COVID-19 workplace rules as the state prepares to re-open...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Proposed COVID-19 Workplace Rules

In response to new proposed workplace rules released today, the California Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement: “We thank Governor Gavin Newsom for eliminating...

Cal/OSHA to Revise COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Again

Revisions to California’s COVID-19 workplace emergency temporary standard (ETS) were delayed again this week at a special meeting of the Cal/OSHA Standards Board, but...

As the Smoke Clears, What’s Next for CA’s COVID-19 Emergency Regulation?

As many of you have heard by now, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board adopted revisions to the state’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS or the...

3 Job Killer Bills Still Active; Would Impose Onerous Labor Mandates

Of the 25 job killer bills the CalChamber identified this year, only three are currently moving after four job killer bills missed Friday’s deadline...

Cal/OSHA Adopts Rules to Require Ongoing Masking in the Workplace

After a day-long meeting that included hours of public testimony and internal deliberations, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board ultimately adopted a new set of regulations...

CalChamber Statement on New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Amendments

In a letter sent to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board today, the California Chamber of Commerce and several...

Job Killer Bills to Watch Ahead of House of Origin Deadline

Four California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills await action in the legislature this week as Friday marks the last day that non-tax bills...

State Sets Up Employer Vaccination Toolkit

California has created an Employer Vaccination Toolkit, a website designed to help employers make COVID-19 vaccinations more convenient for their employees. The website includes links...

Cal/OSHA Delays Vote on COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments

Employers will have to wait a little longer to know what is coming for California’s COVID-19 workplace emergency temporary standard (ETS). The California Division...

Webinar Looks at How California, USMCA Are Helping Women Stay in Business

Creating business leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities for women in the post-COVID-19 economy was the topic of a May 6 virtual event co-hosted by the...

California Faces Another Month Before Unmasking Begins

California officials say the state isn’t ready to follow the federal lead and unmask, at least for another month. The state’s health director announced Monday...

California Counties Await Mask, Social Distancing Guidance

Counties in California are waiting for guidance from the state after the federal government on Thursday said fully vaccinated people can quit wearing face...