Tag: COVID-19

UI Fund Insolvency and Payroll Tax Increases – Who’s Going to Do Something About...

With the legislative frenzy complete for the year, Sacramento’s policymakers are turning their eyes towards next year’s budget and their next round of legislative...

UI Fund Insolvency and Payroll Tax Increases – Who’s Going to Do Something About...

With the legislative frenzy complete for the year, Sacramento’s policymakers are turning their eyes towards next year’s budget and their next round of legislative...

California’s Travel Industry Optimistic on Recovery

This article was written by Caroline Beteta, president and CEO of Visit California. With the Sept. 20 announcement that international travel will resume in November,...

Breaking Down COVID-19-Related Lawsuits

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman, and employment law attorney Colby Turner...

Added Burdens for Hard-Hit Hospitality Industry Vetoed

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed legislation opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce that would have imposed additional burdens and costs on the lodging...

COVID-19 In the Workplace — Vaccines on the Horizon

COVID-19 continues to dominate discussions around workplace safety in California and across the nation – and big changes for businesses are on the horizon...

Preparing for New COVID-19 Vaccine Rules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the upcoming federal COVID-19...

Coming Soon: U.S. Emergency Rule Establishing a Large Employer Vaccination or Testing Mandate

On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. Department of Labor through its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is working...

COVID-19: Revisiting Mask Mandates

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss COVID-19...

Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations

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

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant: New Funding Round to Open in September

New applicants for California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program will be able to apply in the funding round opening on September 9 and...

COVID Surge Underscores Ongoing Need to Boost Vaccinations

This weekend, officials in Los Angeles County continued to report a surge in COVID-19 cases, underscoring the ongoing importance of boosting vaccinations there and...

COVID-19 Jobs Climate Best Practices

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and Katie McConnell Olson, founder and CEO of...

Clearing Confusion About Current COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

With COVID-19 cases back on the rise and mitigation strategies, like face covering mandates, back, it feels like we have jumped into a time...

COVID-19 Wave Spurs New Mask Orders

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

Free Resources Available to Help Raise Awareness on Importance of COVID-19 Vaccines

California is urging business and community partners to help raise awareness on COVID-19 vaccines and inform others on how they can get vaccinated. Vaccines...

Adopting Alternative Work Schedules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss alternative...

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...