Tag: HR

9th Circuit Allows California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitrations to Proceed

On September 15, 2021 in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction that prohibited California...

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 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...

Court Rules on Meal Period Premium Pay

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

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Increasing Workers’ Comp Costs to Be Heard in Committee on Tuesday

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will severely alter the workers' compensation system and increase business costs will be considered by the Assembly...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Would Stifle Economic Impact Data on Cal/OSHA Regs

Action Alert Contact your legislator NOW and request that they vote NO on SB 410 A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would deny the public critical economic...

Legislative Action Can Avert Tax Hike on State Employers

Like the rest of California society, employers are cautiously hopeful the worst of the pandemic has passed. The wreckage of human life, family health,...

Law Giving Unions Access to Private Property Ruled Unconstitutional

A Supreme Court victory was handed down to employers yesterday in a case filed by two California agriculture businesses who challenged a state law...

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...

California Drops Workplace Mask Rule for Vaccinated Workers

California regulators on Thursday approved revised workplace pandemic rules that allow employees who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus the same freedoms as when...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Rules

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to action today by Cal/OSHA and Governor Gavin Newsom: “We are grateful for...

Cal/OSHA Delays Vote on COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments

Employers will have to wait a little longer to know what is coming for California’s COVID-19 workplace emergency temporary standard (ETS). The California Division...

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,...

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...

Most Popular Questions From HR Seminar

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Bianca Saad and Matthew...

List of New California Labor Laws: Some in Effect Now, Others Coming on January...

More than 20 new labor and employment bills were signed into state law this year. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...

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Recorded Webinar Now Available Of the 1,042 bills that reached Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk this past fall, 870 were signed into law — many of...

The New California Labor Laws You Need to Know for January 1, 2020

Some of the bills signed into law this year made significant changes to California employment law, while others made small, but important changes of...

Emergency Wildfire Smoke Protection Regulation Now In Effect—What Employers Need to Know

Employers in California are now required to protect their employees from potential harm created by wildfire smoke, following approval of an emergency regulation by...