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‘Right to Recall’ Mandate Circumvents Policy Process

Now in effect is a new law establishing a “right to recall” requirement for certain hotels, private clubs, event centers, airport hospitality operations, and...

Workers’ Compensation Job Killer Bill Now Just Calls for Study

Costly job killer legislation that would have reduced injured workers’ access to quality care was amended this week to remove the problematic provisions. With the...

What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’

An employee complained to me that a co-worker frequently yells at the employee for parking in the wrong spot and says that the co-worker...

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In Episode 118 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace...

CalChamber Cites Key Policy Elements for Recycling in a Circular Economy

Working to find a comprehensive solution to recycling and packaging concerns is a goal shared by the California Chamber of Commerce and its members. That...

Governor Calls for Phase Out of Oil Extraction in State

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a press release announcing he was directing state agencies to phase out new permits for hydraulic fracturing in...

CalChamber to Co-Host California-Mexico Event Online

“Women’s Role in California’s Economic Recovery” will be the subject of a virtual event co-hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate...

State Food/Agriculture Secretary to Speak at CalChamber Virtual Event

  Issues for California agriculture will be the focus of a virtual gathering presented by the California Chamber of Commerce on May 10, 2 p.m.–3...

Business Community PSA Encourages Vaccinations

California’s business community has released a new public service announcement (PSA), called “Do It For,” encouraging Californians to get vaccinated when it’s their turn. The...

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added three bills to its annual list of job killer legislation. The additions bring the 2021 job...

Premium Pay Penalty Due When Employee Given Late Meal Break

Yesterday our store was very busy, so I could not let my employee leave for a meal break until very late in the day....

Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy

In Episode 116 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and...

Drought Preparations Picking Up as State Dry Spell Continues with No Relief in Sight

California’s water supply levels are continuing to drop closer to those at the beginning of 2014, which was the start of the last drought...

27 CalChamber Members on Fortune List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

Twenty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been selected by Fortune as among the 100 best companies to work for in 2021. Company responses...

Rebate Program Aims to Help Businesses Explore Global Markets

Companies that do business internationally or seeking to start may want to consider saving time and money by signing up for the ATA Carnet,...