Tag: Legal Affairs

CalChamber Hails Ruling Invalidating AB 51

The California Chamber of Commerce today welcomed a ruling by United States District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller halting enforcement of and invalidating in full...

CalChamber Expands Legal Affairs Team with Additional Employment Law Experts

In the past year, the California Chamber of Commerce has added three new employment law experts to its legal affairs team to help explain...

Class Action Settlement Doesn’t Prevent 2nd Lawsuit

Court Allows Claim Based on Different Facts An employee who was a member of a wage-and-hour class action settlement with her employer, is able to...

Workers’ Comp Ruling Reaffirms 2004 Reforms

Genetic Causes May Be Apportioned A recent decision by the 3rd District Court of Appeal helps define how factors outside the workplace are to be...

On-Call Rest Periods Are Not Allowed, California Supreme Court Rules

In a disappointing decision for California businesses, the California Supreme Court ruled recently that on-call rest periods are not permissible. This decision will require...

State High Court Leaves Intact Decision Reversing Landmark Teacher Tenure Ruling

The California Supreme Court last week declined to review a decision by the Second District Court of Appeals overturning a landmark lower court ruling...

Court Sides with Employer in Workers’ Comp Case

A state appeals court has ruled that a worker’s claim of a psychiatric injury did not meet the tests to qualify for workers’ compensation...

CalChamber Files Brief on Meal Breaks During 12-Hour Shifts

The California Chamber of Commerce has added its arguments in a case that may help clarify meal and rest period requirements for health care...

CalChamber, Business Organizations Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Landmark Education Case

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined with other business organizations to file a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the landmark decision in Vergara v....

Independent Redistricting Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court; CalChamber Welcomes Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday upheld the constitutionality of Arizona citizens’ decision to have congressional district lines drawn by an independent redistricting commission rather...

CalChamber Welcomes United States Supreme Court Decision in Arizona Redistricting Case​​​​​​

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent...

CalChamber in Court: Don’t Make One Employer Liable for Another’s Independent Contractor Misclassification

Also signing the brief in the case of Noe v. Superior Court were the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Civil Justice Association of...

CalChamber in Court: Urges State Supreme Court to Review Independent Contractor Test​​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce has filed a letter brief with the California Supreme Court urging it to review and decide what test should...