Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to adopt a comprehensive and complex COVID-19 emergency regulation addressing a variety...

CalChamber Poll Shows Voters Want Sensible Policies, No New Taxes

Last week the California Chamber of Commerce reported that Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the...

CalChamber Poll: Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

Keeping Up with COVID-19 Guidelines

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

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

A View from Australia The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at the...

COVID-19: Reasonable Accommodations

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

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is Looking 90% Effective

Pfizer said Monday that an early peek at the data on its coronavirus vaccine suggests the shots may be a surprisingly robust 90% effective...

COVID-19 Update: State Cuts Ribbon on New Test Lab

A new laboratory in Valencia is expected to give California the ability to process more COVID-19 tests each day with faster turn-around times.

New Guidance on COVID-19 Notices Law

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...

Emergency COVID-19 Rules Coming Soon

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...

Visit California Offers Travel Code for Responsible/Respectful Travelers

As some Californians choose to venture cautiously outside amid closures and restrictions due to COVID-19, travel patterns have shifted and highlight the need for...

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s...

COVID-19: Moving Between Tiers

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

Free Resiliency Webinars to Give Businesses Tools to Prepare for Disasters

A new pilot webinar designed to help businesses prepare for and mitigate impacts from disasters—such as wildfires, power shut-offs and COVID-19—kicks off tomorrow, October...
Blueprint for a Safer Economy

New COVID-19 County Health Equity Requirement Begins Tomorrow

In an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission across all of California’s communities, starting tomorrow, October 6, 2020, the more populous counties will need to...

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for...

“Right to Recall” Job Killer Bill Vetoed as Deadline to Act on Legislation Comes...

As the September 30 deadline to act on bills drew to a close, Governor Newsom vetoed the remaining CalChamber Job Killer. AB 3216 (Kalra)...

CalChamber Statement on Governor Newsom’s Veto of AB 3216

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's veto of AB 3216 (Kalra; D-San Jose): "We thank...

Young, Tech Savvy Population Provides Strong Core for Building Future Investment

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Simon D.I. Soekarno, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia...

Three Days Left – One Job Killer Remains

With three days left to either veto or sign the remaining bills on his desk, Governor Newsom has one more Job Killer to consider...