Friday, January 24, 2020

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Finance Director Outlines Investment Objectives

California is now into the 11th year of the U.S. economic recovery and all of the state’s economic vitals continue to be strong, state...

Job Killer Bill Increases Workers’ Compensation Costs for Hospitals

The California Chamber of Commerce reminded legislators this week that pending job killer legislation will significantly increase workers’ compensation costs for public and private...

Employers/Co-Workers Now May Seek Gun Violence Restraining Order

What is a gun violence restraining order, and how does the new law (AB 61) on gun violence restraining orders affect employers? Employers have a...

2019 Major Victories

California Promise: Opportunity for All The California Chamber of Commerce is the voice of California businesses of all sizes, expert at promoting pro-job policies and...

HR Experts Recap New State Lactation Accommodation Rules

California’s new lactation accommodation law, effective January 1, 2020, affects a broad spectrum of California employers. In Episode 44 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive...

Amendments Neutralize Housing Job Killer Bill

Changes adopted last week have removed onerous provisions from an inclusionary housing requirement bill. With the amendments, the California Chamber of Commerce has no position...

Impact California Helps Users Engage on Key Issues

The California Legislature reconvened this week, marking the beginning of what is expected to be another busy year at the Capitol. Ready to help you...

Anti-Arbitration Lawsuit Update

As Alert went to print this week, a U.S. District Court judge was scheduled to hear arguments on whether to permanently stop a new...

Small Firm Eyes Medical Leave Policies to Put in Employee Handbook

We are a small company of 30 employees. Are we required to have a medical leave policy in our employee handbook? Many different types of...

Job Killer Bills Imposing Targeted Taxes Set for Hearing in Senate Committee

Two targeted tax bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers are scheduled to be considered by the Senate Governance and...

14 CalChamber Member Firms Recognized as Best Places to Work in San Diego

Fourteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently selected by the San Diego Business Journal as some of the best places to work...

What to Do When Your HR Recommendations Are Ignored, Dismissed

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies...

State Holding Employment Status Seminars Statewide

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has scheduled free seminars throughout the state on AB 5 and the ABC test for classifying workers. AB 5...

State Begins Year with Good Sierra Snowpack

The first manual snow survey of the year on January 2 showed a healthy snowpack of 33.5 inches, according to the California Department of...

Advocacy Return on Investment

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