Tag: Labor Laws

Happy New Year, New Laws 2024

Happy New Year 2024! The new year brings new employment laws, posters and employment notices for employers. So, grab your favorite winter espresso drink...

Free White Paper: Your Guide to 2024 California Employment Laws

CalChamber’s employment law experts have wrapped up their analysis of the employment-related legislation that California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law in 2023 and...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Signing of SB 253 and SB 261

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement today following the Governor's signature on SB 253 (Wiener D-San Francisco)...

Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Expansion Job Killer Bill

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will impose significant costs on all California businesses by increasing...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto Job Killer Bill Imposing Onerous Return to Work Mandate

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that removes business’ flexibility and autonomy over hiring is awaiting action by the Governor. The CalChamber is...

CalChamber Requests Veto of Bill That Creates New Private Right of Action on Grocery...

The California Chamber of Commerce is requesting the Governor veto a job killer bill that creates a new private right of action against and...

Piecemeal Approach to Labor Laws Is Confusing, Burdensome

Across California, more than 35 municipal governments have established their own unique labor laws, creating a confusing patchwork of ordinances that employers must carefully...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Adds AB 647 to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has added AB 647 (Holden; D-Pasadena), a bill dealing with conditions related to change in ownership for grocery stores,...

Register Now for Avoiding Meal, Rest Break Traps Webinar

Meal and rest breaks are among the trickiest aspects of managing a workforce in California. Misunderstandings can be costly — for instance, each workday that...

Study Finds Job Killer Health Care Pay Bill Increases Costs by $8B Annually

An economic analysis released last week found that a health care industry wage increase proposal would increase costs for public and private health care...
The Workplace Podcast

Five 2023 Legislative Proposals Negatively Impacting California Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five troubling employment law...

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...
2023 Required Notices

Eight Employment Notices Have Updates for January 1, 2023

In California, every business is required to post not only the Wage Order(s) that apply to its operation and the Minimum Wage Order where...
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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...
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...
hr-symposium

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

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...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana Supreme Court Decision

The California Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in the case of Viking River Cruises, Inc....
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...