Tag: HR

The Workplace Podcast

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill...
The Workplace Podcast

Preview of 2024 California Employment Law Legislative Proposals

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts is joined by CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Adds UI Proposal SB 1116 to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged SB 1116 (Portantino; D-Burbank) as a job killer, citing the proposal’s requirement for employers to subsidize striking...
The Workplace Podcast

Career Advancement Best Practices in the Age of Remote, Hybrid Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and business coach Nick Warner discuss the career advancement challenges remote...
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Happy New Year, New Laws 2024

Happy New Year 2024! The new year brings new employment laws, posters and employment notices for employers. So, grab your favorite winter espresso drink...
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2024 California Employment Law Updates Seminars, Webinars

Register now for CalChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates seminars and webinars before they sell out! California Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous employment-related legislation in 2023,...
The Workplace Podcast

What Employers Should Know About California’s New Workplace Violence Regulation

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber general counsel, labor and employment,...

Free White Paper: Your Guide to 2024 California Employment Laws

CalChamber’s employment law experts have wrapped up their analysis of the employment-related legislation that California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law in 2023 and...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Urges Veto of Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a broad coalition of more than 110 businesses, associations and local chambers of commerce in urging the...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto Job Killer Bill Imposing Onerous Return to Work Mandate

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that removes business’ flexibility and autonomy over hiring is awaiting action by the Governor. The CalChamber is...

CalChamber Webinar to Give Best Practices for Addressing Discipline, Termination in the Workplace

On Thursday, September 14, CalChamber employment law experts will be giving best practices for addressing performance and behavioral issues in the workplace in a...

CalChamber-Opposed Workplace Violence Bill Is Unworkable for Small Employers

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that increases business costs and establishes a one-size-fits-all workplace violence regulation on all California employers is scheduled to...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Proposal to Provide UI Payments to Striking Workers

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to news that Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) plans to introduce...
The Workplace Podcast

Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Remote Work Expense Reimbursements, Pet Bereavement Leave...

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss some of the latest labor and employment...

Piecemeal Approach to Labor Laws Is Confusing, Burdensome

Across California, more than 35 municipal governments have established their own unique labor laws, creating a confusing patchwork of ordinances that employers must carefully...

CalChamber Webinar Breaks Down Pregnancy, Child Bonding Leaves

Next Thursday, CalChamber employment law experts will explain the rules surrounding pregnancy and child bonding leaves so employers can seamlessly administer them. Of the roughly...
2023 Job Killers

Bill Expanding California’s Sick Leave Mandate Could Kill Up to 180,000 Jobs

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would double the state’s existing sick leave mandate could lead to up to 180,000 job...
The Workplace Podcast

Employer Best Practices to Ensure Compliance with California Equal Pay Act

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber vice president of labor and...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Adds AB 647 to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has added AB 647 (Holden; D-Pasadena), a bill dealing with conditions related to change in ownership for grocery stores,...
The Workplace Podcast

Mental Health Awareness Month: Identifying Indicators of Distress and Ways Employers Can Help

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts speaks with clinical social worker Amanda Gibson about mental health in...