Tag: Coronavirus

Food Producer Outlines Keys to Restoring Economy After COVID-19

Restoring confidence and supporting economic growth are two keys to moving forward from the COVID-19 pandemic, the CEO of a Central Valley cheese producer...

Does the California Consumer Privacy Act Prevent Me from Checking Employees’ Temperatures?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our economy, business owners are trying their best to ensure that employees returning to the workplace are...

Avoid Cal-WARN Act Liabilities

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

Remote Work: Gauging Job Performance

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

New California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Notice

Last night, the California Labor Commissioner released the CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers poster. Employers who are covered under California’s new...

Reasonable Accommodations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How have the interactive process and reasonable accommodations for disabilities changed due to COVID-19?

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

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

Science Provides Hope for COVID-19

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Chief Medical Officer...

Avoid Liability: On-Call Rules to Know

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

COVID-19 Prompts Extra Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers

On April 16, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20, creating a COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave that requires employers, who are covered by Industrial...

Wage and Hour Considerations for Remote Workers

How do an employer’s pay obligations differ when an hourly/nonexempt employee is working remotely from home? It’s important to keep in mind that when having...

Six Factors Will Determine When California’s Economy Can Begin to Reopen

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday outlined the six key indicators that will guide California’s decision on when to modify stay-at-home orders and slowly begin reopening...

CalChamber President Issues Statement in Response to Governor’s Announcement on Reopening California’s Economy

President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce Allan Zaremberg released the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom's COVID-19 briefing today: “The Governor clearly...

COVID-19 Paid Leaves Explained

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

May The 4th Be With You

After initially being suspended until April 13, 2020, Senate President pro Tem Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced that the California...

COVID-19 Loans and the New Economy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo...

Environmental, Industry Groups Call for Suspending Public Comment Deadlines on Pending Regulations

A collection of industry and environmental organizations are urging federal and California agencies to extend or suspend public comment deadlines on a variety of...

COVID-19: Telework Best Practices

As employers shift to a work-from-home workplace model, many are finding that managing telework has its own set of challenges. In this episode of...
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California Cities’ and Counties’ ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Evolve

As previously reported, in March, several California counties issued “shelter in place” orders as an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as...

COVID-19 Workforce Reduction Guidance

Even more unpredictable than a recession, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced business owners to take a hard look at their viability and make very...