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Agencies Grant More Time to Review Fire Hazard Zones

At the urging of a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition, state agencies have extended the time they will take comments on a recently released...

Budget: CalChamber Backs COVID Sick Leave Grants

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting the Governor’s budget proposal to allocate $250 million for relief grants to help small businesses and nonprofits...

Private Employers Can Choose Whether to Observe/Pay for State Holidays

California will have three new state holidays in 2023: Juneteenth, the Lunar New Year, and Genocide Remembrance Day. Are we required to give employees...

Verizon: Working Together to Close California’s Digital Divide

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...

Untangling Confusion on California’s Pay Scale Disclosure Requirements

In Episode 169 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman to discuss the...

EDD Updates Work Sharing Program Website, Resources

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has updated its Work Sharing Program website, offering additional resources for employers interested in applying for the program...

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...