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After 3 Weeks of Storms, What’s State Water Outlook?

Following a barrage of storms at the end of December and beginning of January, California made a quick about-face from critically dry conditions to...

New Fast Food Council Law on Hold Until 2024

The new law establishing a fast food sector council will remain on hold until voters decide its fate in November 2024. The Secretary of State...

Meal Breaks Generally Depend on Actual Number of Hours Worked

Are meal break requirements determined by the total length of an employee’s shift, or by the number of hours the employee actually works? Meal break...

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In Episode 168 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to...

In Memoriam: Jeremy Merz, Former CalChamber Policy Advocate

Jeremy Merz, former policy advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, passed away on January 24 at the age of 42. “Jeremy was a force...

CalChamber to Host MCLE Course on PAGA Landscape

On January 31, at 10 a.m., a virtual MCLE course hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Stop Small Business...

CalChamber Offers Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74% of U.S. workers say corporate investment in DEI...

Governor’s Budget Plans for Uncertain Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom presented a balanced budget this week with no new general tax increases. He identified a $22.5 billion “shortfall” between previously expected...

Compliance Tips for 2023

In Episode 167 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber’s vice president of employment law, Bianca Saad, discuss the...