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CalChamber Presents Guide to 2023 Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has published a white paper and scheduled seminars to help employers prepare for new employment laws. The newly enacted laws...

Election 2022: First Look at Open Senate Seats as Ballot Counting Continues

An old idiom, “It’s all over but the shouting,” may have found an election corollary in California: “It’s all over but the counting.” The November...

Rest Breaks: Ways to Prove Employees Receive Duty-Free Time

Recently, an employee complained to management that they were not receiving rest breaks. Because the breaks are paid, the employees do not clock out...

Voters Agree with CalChamber Positions: Say ‘No’ to Propositions 29, 30

California voters agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce by giving a resounding “no” to Propositions 29 and 30. Proposition 30 would have increased the...

Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In Episode 164 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Reauthorize Trade Program, Refund Billions in Tariffs

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to reauthorize a U.S. trade program that has saved companies billions of dollars...

Many Privacy Rights Act Provisions Take Effect Jan. 1

Originally passed in 2018 and effective in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive privacy law aimed at enhancing California residents’...

Cal/OSHA Considers Removing Exclusion Pay Mandate from New COVID Rule

As the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) prepares to vote on the next iteration of California’s COVID-19 emergency regulation, one important...

Applicant’s Criminal History Off Limits Until After Making Job Offer

We want to protect our company and staff from criminals. Can we ask applicants if they have a felony conviction in our application or...

General Motors: Driving All-Electric Future

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...