Sunday, April 21, 2024

Labor and Employment

What Employers Should Know About New Workplace Violence Rule

In Episode 188 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber general counsel, labor and employment,...

Bill Exposes Employers to Costly Labor Litigation

A California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition is strongly opposing a job killer bill that expands employer exposure to lawsuits for adverse employment decisions. AB 524...

Study Shows Employers Paying Price for Strain on Unemployment Insurance System

California’s vast unemployment insurance system has been under enormous strain since 2020, and employers are paying the price. A study in consultation with two eminent...

CalChamber-Led Opposition Stops Bill Banning Employer Speech

Effective opposition led by the California Chamber of Commerce has stopped SB 399, a job killer bill that stifles employer speech, from advancing this...

CalChamber-Backed ‘Right to Cure’ Bill Passes Policy Committee

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation providing businesses with time to correct an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed the Senate...

Senate Committee Rejects Job Creator Bill Improving Labor Law Compliance

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that would have improved labor law compliance and helped non-English speaking businesses was rejected by the...

CalChamber Names Flexible Work Schedule Bill as Job Creator

Legislation making it easier to set up flexible work schedules has been named a job creator by the California Chamber of Commerce. SB 703 (Niello;...

California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Timekeeping Rounding Case

The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a California Court of Appeal decision on a case involving timekeeping rounding policies. On February 1, the...

California Law Helping Workers File Labor Claims Needs Reform

Eight billion dollars. That’s the amount of money trial attorneys have leveraged from California employers over the last six years in Private Attorneys General...

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...