Tag: HR

Job Killer Bill Excusing Workplace Absenteeism Faces Key Deadline

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will excuse workplace absenteeism and cripple emergency response faces a key deadline on Friday, when...

CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts share highlights...

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. Compliance is complicated because most violations are...

Important HR Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss three job killer bills under...

New Job Killer Bill Allows Employees to Refuse to Show Up for Work

A newly identified California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that is opposed by more than 60 organizations passed the Senate Labor, Public Employment...

CalChamber Identifies SB 1044 as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today tagged SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles) as a job killer bill. The bill, which is opposed by a...

Governor Lifts California Workplace Mask Requirement

Starting today, masks will no longer be required for most unvaccinated workers indoors. Following the California Department of Public Health’s release of new indoor masking guidance...

Some Mask Rules Lifted for Vaccinated People, Rules Still in Place for Unvaccinated Individuals

California’s universal mask requirement for vaccinated individuals expired yesterday, but unvaccinated persons still are required to mask up in indoor public settings and businesses,...

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the...

California Holiday Pay, Time Off Rules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss California holiday wage and hour issues, including...

CalChamber Board Endorses California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act, a reform initiative that...

CalChamber Board Endorses California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act

The CalChamber Board of Directors has voted to support the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act, a reform initiative that would repeal the...

HR Tips for Work Holiday Parties

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss the workplace rules employers should consider when...

Preorder Your Labor Law Poster Today and Be Ready for the New Year

Now is the time for employers to preorder a 2022 California and Federal Employment Notices Poster if they haven’t done so already. In California, employers...

New 2022 California Employment Laws White Paper Available to Download

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to be a primary focus in 2021, the California Legislature crafted and sent several hundred bills to Governor Gavin...

2022 Employment Law Updates Seminars Start Next Month

Recorded Webinar Now Available California Chamber of Commerce employment law experts will explain how recent state and federal laws, regulations and court cases apply to...

Memorable Calls from the Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss unique workplace issues that...

Stories from the Labor Law Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss unique workplace issues that...

Questions From the Labor Law Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss some of the employment...

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...