Tag: Labor and Employment

Labor Laws Should Be Updated to Reflect Shift Towards Telecommuting

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees have been working from home since March with no end in sight. This has led...

Returning Remote Workers to the Office

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the...

COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to adopt a comprehensive and complex COVID-19 emergency regulation addressing a variety...

What Prop. 22 Means for Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the...

List of New California Labor Laws: Some in Effect Now, Others Coming on January...

More than 20 new labor and employment bills were signed into state law this year. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...

New Employment Laws in Effect Now; Others Coming on January 1, 2021

Many new employment-related laws were signed into law at the end of the legislative session. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...

CalChamber Poll: Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

COVID-19: Reasonable Accommodations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how...

Impact of SB 1383 Expansion of Family Rights Act on Large Employers

We have more than 50 employees and are already covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), so how will the CFRA expansions under...

Nov. 18 Webinars Break Down New California Family Rights Act Expansion Requirements

Big changes are coming to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) in the new year and all California businesses will need to prepare for...

Last Chance to Register: Nov. 5, 6 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in...

Spaces are filling up fast for this year's virtual CalChamber HR Symposium, which runs next week on November 5 and 6. Don't procrastinate--registration will close...

Register Today for HR Symposium: Nov. 5 Virtual Event to Cover COVID-19 Issues,...

The deadline to register for this year's California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium is less than two weeks away. October 29 is the last...
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Independent Contractor or Employee? California’s Worker Classification Law Revised

Only last year California’s biggest labor law development was the new worker classification law, AB 5, which codified the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex ruling...

“Right to Recall” Job Killer Bill Vetoed as Deadline to Act on Legislation Comes...

As the September 30 deadline to act on bills drew to a close, Governor Newsom vetoed the remaining CalChamber Job Killer. AB 3216 (Kalra)...

Governor Vetoes ‘Right to Recall’ Job Killer Bill and Tax Disclosure Bill, Signs Pay...

In the final hours of yesterday's deadline to act on legislation,  Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that...

2020 HR Symposium to Cover COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event—live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of live presentations...

New Law Creates Supplemental Sick Leave

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB...

New Law Expands CFRA to Small Business

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how...

Employment Law Attorney Joins CalChamber Policy Team

Ashley Hoffman joined the California Chamber of Commerce in August 2020 as a policy advocate specializing in labor and employment and workers’ compensation issues. Before...

Vacation Policy Best Practices

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...