Tag: Coronavirus

‘Right to Recall’ Mandate Circumvents Policy Process

Now in effect is a new law establishing a “right to recall” requirement for certain hotels, private clubs, event centers, airport hospitality operations, and...

CalChamber Commends Governor, Legislature for Providing Small Business Relief

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday welcomed news that Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a measure that will bring California into partial conformity...

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace...

What Employers Are Asking Right Now

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss some...

Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and...

Legislature Circumvents Policy Committees by Establishing Hospitality Industry “Right to Recall”

On April 16, 2021, Governor Newsom signed SB 93 establishing a “right to recall” requirement for certain hotels, private clubs, event centers, airport hospitality...

Statewide Business Community Launches PSA to Encourage Vaccinations

“Do It For” PSA launches as state expands vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older California’s business community has released a new public service...

Rising Payroll Taxes Coming to Shore Up California’s Pandemic-Depleted UI Fund

As the 2021 crop of legislation is coming into form and moving through legislative committees addressing a range of topics, one topic is conspicuously...

A Safe, Welcome Re-Opening Plan for California

I’m sure many readers know someone who postponed a wedding or reunion in 2020 due to the inability to gather or travel under COVID-19...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Re-Opening Plan

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg yesterday provided the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement on re-opening California's...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Re-Opening Plan

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today provided the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement on re-opening California's...

New Supplemental Leave in Effect Now

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Benjamin Ebbink,...

Steps to Take for Safely Returning Employees to the Workplace

What COVID-19 safety measures do employers need to have in place before bringing employees back to the worksite from remote work? Employers who are bringing...

No Room for Error on Meal, Rest Breaks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw share best...

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the state’s...

Governor Signs New Paid Sick Leave Mandate Into Law

Late Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that mandates the addition of up to 80 hours of employer-paid COVID-19 sick leave retroactive to January...

Green & Gold Recovery: Ireland, California Can Shape Future Post-Pandemic Economy

A View from Ireland The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Robert O’Driscoll, Consul General of Ireland in...

Assembly Passes New Sick Leave Proposal; CalChamber-Led Coalition Opposes New Costly Mandate

The California Chamber of Commerce and more than 110 allied organizations are expressing strong opposition to two bills which passed the Assembly yesterday. AB 84...

COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what...

Upcoming Webinar on Transitioning Employees Back into the Workplace

Almost a year has passed since California’s COVID-19 lockdown. Offices and jobsites are on the brink of reopening, and businesses are ready to bring...