Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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Update on COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

In Episode 141 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the...

CalChamber Announces New Chief of Staff for Policy

This week, the California Chamber of Commerce announced that Ben Golombek will join the organization on January 17 as executive vice president and chief...

Make Sure Holiday Pay Policies Spell Out Details of Company’s Intent

My company has a holiday policy that simply lists the holidays that the company observes, but it doesn’t state how much people get paid...

Citizens Redistricting Commission Delivers Updated Political Maps in Record Time

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission completed its once-every-decade constitutional duty on December 27, 2021, when it submitted final maps to the Secretary of State...

CalChamber, Coalition Gain Some Changes to Flawed Prop. 65 Warning Rulemaking

A year ago, on January 8, 2021, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed changes to how businesses warn under Proposition 65. A...

Most Significant Security Breach in History Has Long-Term, Ongoing Ramifications

On November 24, 2021, Chinese technology giant Alibaba notified Apache Software Foundation of a flaw in its log4j software that has existed for years....

Startup Culture in Berlin Finds Inspiration in California Entrepreneurial Spirit

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Daniel Andrich, general manager of the American Chamber of Commerce...

December Storms Help, But California Remains in Drought

The December storms added to the Sierra snowpack on which the state depends for about 30% of its water supply, but California remains in...

EY West Coast Leader to Chair CalChamber Board

Kailesh Karavadra, Senior Partner for Ernst & Young LLP, has been elected the 2022 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. “I’m...

CalChamber Board Takes Positions on Initiatives Aiming for 2022 Ballot

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support two ballot measures and oppose two others that may go before voters...

Minimum Wage Hikes Effective January 1 Include Local Rate Increases

I just heard West Hollywood passed a local minimum wage ordinance. How do local minimum wage ordinances interact with the statewide minimum wage and...

Leadership Transitions at CalChamber Helm

The CalChamber Board of Directors meeting on December 10 marked transitions for both the top volunteer position of board chair and the top staff post. From left are CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera, 2021 CalChamber Chair Donna Lucas of Lucas Public Affairs, 2022 CalChamber Chair Kailesh Karavadra of Ernst & Young LLP; and CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, who will be retiring at the end of the month after 23 years in charge.

Economy’s Fundamentals Remain Firm; Household/Corporate Balance Sheets Solid

Overview Economic recoveries and expansions never go as planned. This one is no exception. It has been marred by two major COVID outbreaks, supply shortages,...

HR Tips for Work Holiday Parties

In Episode 139 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad discuss the workplace rules employers should consider when...