Tag: Managing Employees

First Entries on 2020 Job Killer List Similar to Previous Failed Proposals

Yesterday, the California Chamber of Commerce named two recently introduced bills as 2020 job killers. The bills are very similar to prior versions also identified...

Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy...

Job Killer Bill Hampers Ability to Manage Workforce Effectively

Small businesses and job seekers will be hurt by an attempt to base a statewide law on a couple of local ordinances. AB 5...

Job Killer Mandates New Leave of Absence

A more expansive version of a job killer bill vetoed last year has been reintroduced. The California Chamber of Commerce has identified SB 63...

New Workers’ Comp Law Changes Definitions of Excluded Employees; May Affect Existing Policies

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has notified workers’ compensation insurers of upcoming changes to the definition of “employee” and to who is an excluded employee....

CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender is on its way to Governor Edmund G. Brown...

Assembly to Consider Job Killer Creating An Expansive 12-Week Protected Leave on Small Businesses

​A California Chamber of Commerce opposed job killer bill that would drastically expand a California 12-week protected leave of absence to small employers with...

Capitol Report: CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor​​

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender will be considered by the full Assembly this week. SB...

Senate to Vote on CalChamber-Opposed Employment-Related Bills

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills that increase employer costs and threaten employers with civil litigation and criminal prosecution are awaiting action on the...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate in Senate Labor Committee Today

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire will be considered by the Senate...

AB 60 Driver’s License and I-9 Requirements

As a result of AB 60 legislation, the Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing driver’s licenses in January of this year to persons who...
Vault Office Romance Survey

Will You Be Mine? Top 10 Problems with Office Romances

Valentine’s Day brings thoughts of chocolates and sweets. And love may be sweetening your workplace, too. In Vault.com’s 2015 Office Romance Survey​, 51 percent...