Tag: Labor and Employment

Local Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2023

Many California cities will ring in 2023 by increasing their local minimum wage rates. Employers should confirm what cities their employees work in to...
Commentary by Jennifer Barrera

California Must Fix Labor Laws to Reflect Shift to Remote and Hybrid Work Arrangements

Any question about whether remote work would continue after pandemic-related shutdowns ended has been answered: work from home is here to stay. The fact that...

2023 Employment Law Updates Seminar Dates Released; Sign Up Today

California's legislative session in 2022 was quite active and Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous bills into law that will have a broad impact on...

Eligible Employers: Sign Up for CalSavers Now to Avoid Penalties

Employers with five or more employees in California are required to sponsor a retirement plan or sign up their workers for CalSavers, the system...
The Workplace Podcast

Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best...
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CalChamber’s California Privacy Rights Act Webinar to Prepare Employers for New Rules

Starting January 1, 2023, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will fully take effect, bringing employment-related information under the privacy rules. The law does not...

Download the Free New 2023 California Employment Laws White Paper!

It’s that time of year again — for planning fall and winter holidays and vacations, and anticipating and preparing for new employment laws. The...
The Workplace Podcast

Understanding California Political Speech and Election Laws at Work

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

Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Halloween Parties, Listening to Music in the...

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...
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Employers’ Rights, Obligations for the Upcoming Election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, is the next general election — and since it’s the midterm elections, voters have lots of decisions to make, including seven California...
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2022 CalChamber HR Symposium Registration Deadline Approaching Soon, Sign Up Today

CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium is now less than a month away. Like last year, this year’s event will be held virtually, providing two half...
The Workplace Podcast

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws...
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New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting Requirements

On September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1162, which requires employers to make pay scales available to job applicants and employees as well...
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Registration Now Open for 2022 CalChamber HR Symposium

Registration is now open for CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium. Like last year, this year’s event will be held virtually, providing two half days of...
The Workplace Podcast

California Consumer Privacy Act Will Apply to Employers in 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss the current state of...

AB 257 Amendments Raise Significant Concerns, Including Whether the Council’s Broad Authority is Constitutional

For the first time ever, an unelected council will both set sweeping standards for a specific industry’s wages, hours, and working conditions that prevail...
The Workplace Podcast

School’s Back in Session: Recap of Leaves Available to Working Parents

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

AB 257 Will Increase Prices on Consumers; Faces Key Vote in Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will increase prices at counter-service restaurants and further burden working families faces a vote in the California...
The Workplace Podcast

The Latest Issues Employers Are Asking About on the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...
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CalChamber-Supported Background Check Bill Will Speed Up Job, Housing Applications

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will restore the accessibility of key court electronic indexes for conducting background checks will be heard in...