Tag: Pandemic

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New Article Shows Record Number of PAGA Filings During COVID-19 Pandemic

While most business operations seemed to slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic, new data shows that one industry did not: plaintiff’s firms filing lawsuits....

Governor Lifts California Workplace Mask Requirement

Starting today, masks will no longer be required for most unvaccinated workers indoors. Following the California Department of Public Health’s release of new indoor masking guidance...

Restraint Key in Handling New, Post-Pandemic Normal

The enduring lesson for policy makers as California recovers from the Pandemic Era should be restraint. California enjoys a bountiful budget surplus, but nobody...

Clock Is Ticking On Legislative Action to Avert Employer Tax Increase

Like the rest of California society, employers are cautiously hopeful the worst of the pandemic has passed. The wreckage of human life, family health,...

California Faces Another Month Before Unmasking Begins

California officials say the state isn’t ready to follow the federal lead and unmask, at least for another month. The state’s health director announced Monday...

Governor Proposes Additional $1.5 Billion in Small Business Relief Grants

During remarks to the Sacramento Host Breakfast audience this morning, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a proposal to expand California’s small business relief grants to...

Upcoming Revise to COVID-19 Emergency Rule a Mixed Bag for Employers

Less than 30 Days to Get Ready After months of waiting, California employers now know what the next version of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard...

Tips for Fostering Work-Life Balance

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

Legislators Urge End to Business Tax Increase: Restoration of NOL Deductions and Business Incentive...

A bipartisan group of 25 California Legislators led by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) is urging Assembly Budget leadership to immediately end a tax increase...

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...