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Governor Dims Reopening, Issues Guidance for Schools

In response to COVID-19 flareups in multiple counties, Governor Gavin Newsom last week ordered all counties to close indoor operations of certain sectors as...

COVID-19: Planning for School Closures

In Episode 80 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

COVID-19 and a New Hire’s Expired Identity Document

We just hired an employee who does not have a current identity document. Her driver license expired on April 1, and she says that...

Panelists Share Insights on Fostering Diversity, Inclusion; Video Available

Fostering diversity and inclusion in the workforce requires strong intention and difficult conversations, Audra Bohannon, senior client partner at Korn Ferry, advises in a...

COVID-19: Enforcing Mask Rules at Work

In Episode 79 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss ways...

California Interstate System Ranks High for Congestion/Road Deterioration Rate

The rate of congestion, road and bridge deterioration in the California Interstate system is among the highest in the country, according to a report...

Ambassador Recaps Trade Pact Highlights, COVID-19 Impact, State Relationship

The following responses to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Liliana Ferrer Silva, consul general of Mexico in Sacramento. Free...

Employer Mandates Among Bills Moving in Legislature

When the COVID-19 crisis hit, legislators adopted a self-imposed limit on legislation they would be pursuing this year. Even so, when the summer recess...

COVID-19: Masks, 6-Foot Rule

In Episode 77 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, and CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank discuss...

Why Temperature Checks, Doctor’s Note May Be OK for COVID-19

With the current coronavirus pandemic, I have been wondering what I can do to protect my employees in the workplace. May we take the...

CalChamber Compiles Resources to Help Employers Foster Diversity in the Workplace

California Chamber of Commerce members are job creators and innovators, the global and community leaders looked to for positive change. In the unfinished effort to...

Panel Discussion to Focus on Putting Racial Justice Words Into Action

As part of its ongoing effort to help employers foster an inclusive workplace, the California Chamber of Commerce will be presenting a panel discussion...

CalChamber Status Update Report on Major Legislation for Business

The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of July 2, when the Senate began...

Tips for Fostering Workplace Diversity

In Episode 76 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Albertsons Companies Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Chief...

2020 State Budget Depends on Borrowing, New Taxes and Action by Congress

The new state budget went into effect on time last week, after Governor Gavin Newsom signed 20 bills enacting hundreds of pages of new...