Monday, October 15, 2018

CalChamber 2018 HR Symposium Presents One Informative Day by San Francisco Bay

Kevin Kish, director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) will be the luncheon keynote speaker at the California Chamber of...

California Wildfires: What Employers Need to Know

More than a dozen wildfires are raging up and down California, forcing evacuations and bringing tragedy and loss. As of August 9, the Carr...

18 CalChamber Member Companies Among Best Workplaces in San Francisco Bay Area

Eighteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently selected as among the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area by the San...

CalChamber Joins Secretary of State in Unveiling Online Business Filing Tools

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg joined Secretary of State Alex Padilla at a CalChamber news conference

State to Survey Employers on Anti-Harassment, Diversity Policies

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will survey California employers by telephone to ask about their anti-harassment...

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For: List Features 32 CalChamber Members

Thirty-two California Chamber of Commerce member companies were selected by Fortune as among the 100 best companies to work for in 2018. This year, Fortune...

Four Ways California Can Help Get More Grads Ready for College, Career

The California economy is humming. Unemployment is at historic lows, even in many parts of the state often left behind in good times. But even...

Law Requires Advance Warning of Mass Layoffs for Some Employers

We are a small employer. Do we have to provide any advance notice to employees if we are going to lay them off? The answer...

IRS, FBI Warn Employers to Beware of W-2 Phishing Scam

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently warned payroll and human resources professionals of a dangerous Form W-2...

EEO-1 Reports Must Be Filed by March 31

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has completed mailing notification letters for the 2017 EEO-1 survey. EEO-1 Survey Federal law requires all private employers with 100...

Proposed EDD Rules Create New Grounds for Litigation

The California Chamber of Commerce and other employer groups are opposing proposed regulations mandating employers respond with job titles and wage information to what...

Former CalChamber Chair Takes Over as Comptroller of the Currency

Joseph M. Otting, 2015 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, was sworn in this week as the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency.

32 CalChamber Members Featured on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies List

Thirty-two California Chamber of Commerce member companies were selected by Fortune as among the 100 best companies to work for in 2017. Now in its...

First CalChamber HR Symposium Features Labor/Employment Law Experts

CalChamber Brings HR Experts to LA A sold-out crowd gathered in Los Angeles recently for the first California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium. The October 26...

CalChamber-Backed Student Team Shows Levitating Model of High-Speed Transit Pod

A transit pod prototype designed and built by a team of student engineers from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) demonstrated the potential...

Inaugural CalChamber HR Symposium Set for Full Day in Los Angeles on October 26

The California Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its first HR Symposium on October 26 in Los Angeles. The one-day event will include five one-hour...

GO-Biz Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credit

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has announced the third quarter application period is open for businesses interested in applying for...