Tag: Labor and Employment

California Labor Law Predictions

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Legislative Advocate...

More than 20 Local Chambers Join CalChamber Letter Opposing Mandated Payroll Increases

Over strong objections from California’s grocers, retailers, restaurants, and chambers of commerce, at least sixteen cities and counties have either passed or are considering...

Most Popular Questions From HR Seminar

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

Webinar – Understanding California’s Paid Sick Leave and Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Requirements

Presented to you by the California Chamber of Commerce and the California Labor Commissioner's Office. *The contents of the webinars are current as of the...

COVID-19: When Workers Test Positive

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

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...
Capitol Insider

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...

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...