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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...

CalChamber Poll Shows Voters Want Sensible Policies, No New Taxes

Last week the California Chamber of Commerce reported that Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the...

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...

Keeping Up with COVID-19 Guidelines

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

Key to Recycling Overhaul: Scalable, Standardized Compliance Path Plus Infrastructure Investments

Overhauling California's recycling market requires a balance of the right mandates with a compliance pathway, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Adam Regele told...

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

A View from Australia The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at 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...

‘Bet on Yourself’: Women Leaders Share Stories of Success, Tips to Propel Women Forward

Five of the state’s top women leaders, representing the private sector and state government, recently joined the California Chamber of Commerce in a panel...

Prop. 15 Fails: Voters Reject Largest Tax Hike in California History

Proposition 15, the largest property tax increase in California history, was declared defeated yesterday evening by a margin of more than 550,000 votes. The defeat...

Economic/Cultural Vitality Provides Base for More Growth in Win-Win Partnership

A View from the Republic of Korea The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Joon-yong Park,...

CalChamber Congratulates President-Elect, VP-Elect

Over the weekend, the California Chamber of Commerce offered congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. “Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris has been...

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is Looking 90% Effective

Pfizer said Monday that an early peek at the data on its coronavirus vaccine suggests the shots may be a surprisingly robust 90% effective...

COVID-19 Update: State Cuts Ribbon on New Test Lab

A new laboratory in Valencia is expected to give California the ability to process more COVID-19 tests each day with faster turn-around times.

Alert – November 6, 2020

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Two Days Post-Election: Wins and Trends

This election is one that seems like it will never end. However, there is one silver lining now that election day has passed: the...

Uber, Lyft Prevail to Keep California Workers Independent

Uber, Lyft and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services prevailed at the ballot box in their expensive gamble to keep drivers classified as independent...

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...