Sunday, November 17, 2019

CalChamber Public Affairs Conference

Photos by Matt Lara

Say Cheese: Cameras in Workplace, Internet, Etc. Test Bounds of Privacy

This week’s episode of The Workplace explores new areas of concern and issues generated for employers by the prevalence of technology on the job...

Coffee to Roasted Veggies: How Prop. 65 Leads to Excessive Warnings

What do coffee, roasted asparagus and French fries have in common? They all contain traces of acrylamide, a chemical produced when heating some food...

CalChamber HR Symposium Attracts Experts, Practitioners to Sold-Out SF Venue

Practical and entertaining insights on the nuts-and-bolts of implementing state and federal labor and employment laws were the focus of the second California Chamber...

Hornblower Founder to Take Helm of CalChamber Board

Terry MacRae, chief executive officer, president and founder of Hornblower Cruises & Events, has been elected the 2018 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
James Ward

Labor Law Attorney Joins CalChamber Legal Affairs Team

James W. Ward joined the California Chamber of Commerce in June 2019 as an employment law subject matter expert/legal writer and editor. In that position,...

2019 Issues Guide Available on Website

The California Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Issues and Legislative Guide is available now on the CalChamber website at www.calchamber.com/businessissues. This easy-to-reference publication presents ways...

CalChamber Welcomes Sarah R. Boot to Policy Team

Sarah R. Boot, an experienced litigator and former senior legislative staffer, joined the California Chamber of Commerce policy team on March 26. As a...

New CalChamber Podcast Discusses ‘Ghosting’ in the Workplace

As employers are finding it harder and harder to fill positions, a new problem that is arising is job abandonment and applicants disappearing in...

Get Capitol Insider App for Latest Insights on Lobbying, Current Events

With just a few weeks remaining in the current session of the California Legislature, one way for readers to stay up-to-date on legislative activities...

Podcast Examines Legislative Changes Needed to Fix Privacy Law

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a sweeping privacy law that applies to businesses of all sizes across almost every industry. Up on...

What to Do If Immigration Officials Come Knocking

In this week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg discusses with immigration expert Kevin Johnson, Dean of the UC Davis School of...

CalChamber Board Member Receives Minority Export Firm of Year Award

California Chamber of Commerce Board member Margaret Wong, president and CEO of McWong International, has received the minority export firm of the year award...

CalChamber Names Retail Marketing Specialist as Grassroots Coordinator

The California Chamber of Commerce has named Natalie Leighton, a retail marketing specialist, to spearhead its grassroots program. Leighton works closely with the CalChamber public...

Help Rename CalChamber Grassroots Program

What’s in a name? For years, the California Chamber of Commerce has identified its advocacy outlet devoted to encouraging involvement on legislative and regulatory...

CalChamber Launches The Workplace Podcast

This week the California Chamber of Commerce launched The Workplace, a podcast that provides expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers...

Ageism at Work: Prevent Liability by Focusing on Abilities, Not Age

In today’s modern workforce, it’s not uncommon to find employees from a number of generations in a single company. In Episode 30 of The...