Tag: Labor and Employment

CalSavers Small Business Deadline One Week Away

Small businesses with five or more employees that don’t offer a qualified retirement plan have only one more week to register with CalSavers, a...

Small Businesses: Register Today for California Family Rights Act Leave Webinar

Last year, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) was expanded to cover business with five or more employees, and these small employers may now...
Leaves of Absence

California Leave Laws Virtual Seminar Kicks Off on Thursday

Unlike most states, California has many unique leave laws. Managing these leaves of absence in compliance with California law can get confusing for even...

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...
Jobs with California Flag

The Economics of a Job Killer

Economic growth and job creation are essential to California’s success. Every year, the California Chamber of Commerce identifies the legislation that will hinder job...

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...

Two Job Killer Bills to Be Considered in Committees Tomorrow

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills will be heard in legislative policy committees tomorrow morning. The Assembly Judiciary Committee is scheduled to...

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell),...

California Set to Keep Workplace Pandemic Rules Through 2022

California workplace regulators are poised to extend mandatory pay for workers affected by the coronavirus through the end of 2022, more than two months...

Job Killer Pay Data Publication Bill to Be Heard in Senate Next Tuesday

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will encourage lawsuits against businesses and make hiring more burdensome will be heard in the...

Job Killer Bill Excuses Workplace Absenteeism, Endangers Worksites

A California Chamber of Commerce-job killer bill that will excuse workplace absenteeism and cripple emergency response is making its way through the California Legislature. The...

How Workers Lose with 4-Day Workweek Proposal

For years, employees have expressed their desire for the kind of workplace flexibility that would allow them to set a flexible daily schedule or...

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...

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies 4 More Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday added the following four bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of bills on the...

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...

Important Updates on Arbitration Law

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

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...

New Bill Will Help Stop Delays in Hiring

A recent court decision out of Riverside County has stalled hiring by making routine background checks nearly impossible to complete. SB 1262 (Bradford) will...
Biden Signs Law

New Federal Law Prohibits Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment, Assault Claims

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021  (the Act), which amends...