Tag: Labor and Employment

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...

New COVID-19 Guidance in 2022

Though many workplaces slowed down during the holidays, neither COVID-19’s Omicron variant nor the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) took a moment’s rest....

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...

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

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

New Labor Laws Employers Will See in 2022

With the new year just around the corner, it’s important for California employers to look over and prepare now for the new labor laws...

The People’s Voice: Voters Prefer Better Rules for Telecommuting

The pandemic has changed how we live and work, certainly in the short term and probably longer. The seventh CalChamber poll, The People’s Voice,...

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...

Consultation Unit Would Protect Both Workers and Employers

A recently filed initiative titled “the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act,” would in addition to reforming the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), create a...

Legislature Has Opportunity to Stop Trend of Expanding Statutory Joint Liability by Defeating AB...

The concept of statutory joint liability has been around for years, but recent trends in the California Legislature show that its popularity is growing. Current...

Californians for Fair Pay and Accountability File Reform Initiative

Organizations, including the California Chamber of Commerce, representing a broad portion of the California business community yesterday filed the “Californians for Fair Pay and...

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...

Symposium to Give Key Insights on This Year’s Hottest Workplace Issues

Top HR subject matter experts will discuss some of the most pressing workplace issues for California employers at this year’s virtual CalChamber’s HR Symposium....

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...

Video Resume Trend Raises Concerns

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

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...