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CalSavers Retirement Savings Program Registration to Begin July 1

In 2016, the California Legislature passed a bill that laid the foundation for a state-run retirement plan, and in 2018, the final governing regulations were adopted....

California Employers: Beware More Stringent Criminal Background Check Requirements

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling has made already strict background check requirements even more stringent. The court held that the disclosure required under the...

Supreme Court Reverses Equal Pay Case – Judges Cannot Adjudicate From Beyond the Grave

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a Ninth Circuit court case because the judge who wrote the opinion died before the opinion was issued and, therefore,...

California Challenges Federal Preemption of Meal and Rest Break Laws

California’s Labor Commissioner is challenging a recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) determination that federal law preempts California’s meal and rest break rules...

Class Action Settlement Doesn’t Prevent 2nd Lawsuit

Court Allows Claim Based on Different Facts An employee who was a member of a wage-and-hour class action settlement with her employer, is able to...

CalChamber to Offer Live Webinar on 2019 Labor/Employment Laws

California Chamber of Commerce employment law experts will explain how recent California and federal laws, regulations and court cases apply to California employers in...

EEOC Rescinds Financial Incentive Rules for Wellness Programs in 2019

The new year brings a major change that affects employer wellness programs – the EEOC is rescinding regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act...

Federal DOT Preempts Meal, Rest Breaks Laws for Hazardous Materials Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently issued a Notice of Administrative Determination of Preemption finding, stating that the Federal...

Updated FMLA Forms Are Now Available

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated forms for managing leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As we previously reported, the...

CalChamber to Host Live Webinar for California Supervisors

Recorded Webinar Now Available The California Chamber of Commerce is hosting a live webinar on September 20 to remind California employers of how important it...

New National Origin Regulations Coming July 1

National origin protection changes amended into the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) were approved recently by the Office of Administrative Law and...

CalChamber to Host Live Webinar on Pregnancy, Parental Leave Laws

Recorded Webinar Now Available To help California employers manage the numerous leave laws surrounding pregnancy, new parental leave and baby bonding, the California Chamber of...

CalChamber to Host Live Webinar on Paying Employees

Recorded Webinar Now Available To help businesses understand the unique pay issues and legal requirements for California, the California Chamber of Commerce is hosting a...

CalChamber to Offer Live Webinar on Hiring

Recruiting, interviewing and hiring new employees involves significant legal risks if not handled properly. In fact, California has stricter protections for job applicants than...

Labor Commissioner Releases Notice to Employee for Form I-9 Inspections

California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act (AB 450) provides California workers with protection from immigration enforcement while on the job. This law applies to all...

CalChamber to Host HR Boot Camps

Space is filling up fast for the one-day, topic-packed seminars focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination, presented by the California...

CalChamber to Offer Live Webinar on 2018 Labor/Employment Laws

Recorded Webinar Available at the CalChamber Store California Chamber of Commerce employment law experts will discuss how recent state and federal court cases, new laws...