Saturday, September 26, 2020

Podcast

What Employers Need to Know: Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulation

Employers in California are now required to protect their employees from potential harm created by wildfire smoke, following approval of an emergency regulation by...

Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claim Pitfalls to Avoid

Employees who get injured at work, whether due to an accident or an illness, can file a workers’ compensation claim. What employers may not...

COVID-19: What Employers Ask – Part 2

In Episode 70 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and Labor Law Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the...

California Leads Presidential Election Landscape in 2020

California voters have achieved a new milestone: the distinction of being an early presidential primary state due to the Legislature moving the date up...

Caveats to Using Virus Monitoring Apps

In Episode 74 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the...

How Festive Is Too Festive? Tone from Top Is Key to Avoiding Trouble

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and many companies are deciding to join in the festivities by hosting a holiday party. Although...

Coronavirus: CalChamber Podcast Examines Potential Economic Impact

Coronavirus continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. In Episode 51 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President...

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...

What to Do When Your HR Recommendations Are Ignored, Dismissed

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies...

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...

Vaccination Controversy Highlights Wellness Issues in the Workplace

While employers cannot require their employees to get vaccinated, there are many proactive steps they can take to ensure wellness and safety in the...

New Podcast Focuses on Men and #MeToo Movement

The latest episode of the California Chamber of Commerce The Workplace podcast focuses on men and the #MeToo movement. As more publicity is being given...

New Law Expands Definition of Registered Domestic Partnership

In keeping with the new year theme, this week’s podcast includes two new “sleeper laws” that took effect on January 1, 2020. These laws...

Small Employers and New Emergency Family Leave Act

In Episode 68 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the...

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...

COVID-19 Emergency Federal Paid Leaves Explained

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Department of Labor on March 24 advanced the effective date of the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency...

CalChamber Podcast Discusses Employee Misclassification

There are so many different types of workers: hourly employees, managers, supervisors, exempt employees, and independent contractors. But how do you classify each one...