Monday, January 27, 2020

14 CalChamber Member Firms Recognized as Best Places to Work in San Diego

Fourteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently selected by the San Diego Business Journal as some of the best places to work...

27 CalChamber Member Companies Rank Among Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Twenty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently highlighted by the Los Angeles Business Journal as some of the best companies to work...

Coalition Raises Concerns Over Efforts to Impose Sales Tax on Services

A broad coalition that includes the California Chamber of Commerce, small businesses, and taxpayers this week announced the formation of the California Tax and...

58 CalChamber Member Companies Rank among Best Employers in California

Fifty-eight California Chamber of Commerce member companies were rated high enough by their employees to earn a spot on the 2019 Forbes list of...

Cal/OSHA Considers Making Wildfire Smoke Rule More Stringent

An emergency regulation requiring employers to protect workers from potential harm due to wildfire smoke may give way to a more stringent rule. The emergency...

New Job Board from CalChamber Helps Reduce Recruiting Costs

A new service available from the California Chamber of Commerce helps members save on one of the most expensive steps in the hiring process—the...

August 27 Hearing Will Allow Taxpayers to Voice Concerns

An annual hearing to allow taxpayers to present their ideas and concerns on property taxes or the alcoholic beverage tax is set for August...

#RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces

A new HR tip posted online this week as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. The...

Independent Contractor Legislation Moves; CalChamber, Coalition Seek More Changes

Legislation that makes a start toward restoring flexibility for numerous individuals working as independent contractors has moved from the Assembly to the Senate. The California...

CalChamber Highlights Corona, Canoga Park Business Leaders’ Efforts

The California Chamber of Commerce honored business executives from Corona and Canoga Park last week with its 2019 Small Business Advocate of the Year...

Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

Finding novel ways to increase efficiency or prevent workplace harassment can create serious problems for employers if not properly executed or thought out. In this...

Independent Contractor Test Applies Retroactively

Last week, a federal appeals court ruled that the test for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor, established by last year’s California...

CalChamber-Sponsored Bill to Protect Businesses from Predatory Lawsuits Passes

Legislation sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce to help educate businesses and protect them from predatory lawsuits passed an Assembly committee this week...

CalChamber Launches #RespectWorks Campaign

The California Chamber of Commerce this week kicked off #RespectWorks, a campaign joined by a large and growing list of flagship California companies pledging...

CalChamber Seeks to Restore Flexibility for More Workers

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad-based coalition is continuing to seek amendments to pending legislation that makes a start toward restoring flexibility...

Fight for Flexibility Continues

As the constant buzz about Dynamex continues around the State Capitol, we repeatedly hear about how employees can have the same flexible work schedules...