Tag: Coronavirus

Stepping Up

Bankers stepped up to the plate to help allay financial concerns caused by the pandemic, offering a variety of support for customers and small business owners ..

The CARES Act Explained

With more than half of the country under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government on Friday passed an historic $2.2...

California Businesses Retool and Donate to Help Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 has brought unprecedented difficulties to California and the nation—but chief among them is highlighting a shortage in health care-critical supplies.

DFEH Issues Employment Information on COVID-19

(HRWatchdog) As California is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has created ...

Amid COVID-19, Businesses Ask Attorney General for More Time to Comply with Unfinished CCPA...

While Californians struggle to shoulder the economic impacts of COVID-19, business owners are being asked to spend money and resources on compliance with new...

COVID-19: What Employers Are Asking

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

Furloughs Versus Layoffs: Is There A Difference in California?

Many Californian businesses are facing difficult choices during this COVID-19 pandemic (also known as the coronavirus pandemic). Confronting losses in revenue and uncertainty in...

IRS and FTB Extend Tax Filing Deadline as Emergency Measure

In a move intended to relieve some of the financial pressure invoked by the coronavirus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the IRS has moved...

COVID-19 Federal Paid Leaves Explained

*Editor’s Note: The Department of Labor on March 24 advanced the effective date of the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Paid...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s New Essential Business Directives

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s essential business directives: “We appreciate the hard work and dedication of...

Legislative Analyst Takes First Look at Coronavirus Impact on State Budget

Economic uncertainty due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will create logistical and financial challenges for the state budget, the state Legislative Analyst commented this...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed additional emergency relief legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act). Passed because...

Governor Issues Order to Help Meet Deliveries, Suspends Some Layoff Notice Requirements

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed an executive order to ease restrictions on commercial drivers supporting emergency relief efforts, and suspend certain existing laws for...

COVID-19: Preparing for Remote Work

Much has happened over the weekend on a national scale and for California, there is rising concern among business owners and employers due to...

California Legislature Suspends Session in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

The California Legislature voted to suspend its 2020 session for nearly a month in response to the coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of...
Capitol Insider

Coronavirus Impacts State Legislature and Business

The impact of the coronavirus is being felt all throughout the state, country, and world. Just yesterday, Governor Newsom requested the home isolation of...

Governor Issues New Restrictions, Resources to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak, Protect Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom issued new restrictions yesterday, calling on everyone over the age of 65 and those with chronic health conditions to isolate at...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Actions to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak and Protect Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom is to be applauded for his efforts to do everything possible to protect the health and safety of Californians while balancing...

CalChamber Compiles Coronavirus Resources on Web Page

This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order directing residents to follow public health directives and guidance, including canceling large nonessential gatherings...
COVID-19: Top Resources for Employers

COVID-19: Top Resources for Employers

There is a lot of information out there, so on today’s episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank breaks down exactly what employers need to know.