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Assistive Animal at Work Still Subject to Minimum Standards

One of our employees has asked to bring an emotional support dog to the office. I know about service dogs in the workplace. Do...

State Community Colleges Shaping Future of Workforce, Helping Economic Mobility

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...

CalChamber, U.S., State, Local Chambers Urge Support for Digital Trade Rules

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber and more than 150 state and local chambers from 45 states in urging the...

CalChamber Opposes Bill Impeding Progress on Broadband for All

Legislation that slows broadband deployment is being opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce and associations committed to preventing digital discrimination of access to...

PAGA Reform Agreement Makes Headlines

Below is a sampling of news coverage on this week’s PAGA reform agreement: “California Business and Labor Make a Deal on Workplace Violation Lawsuits”—...

2023 EEO-1 Report ‘Failure to File’ Deadline Is July 9

Although the June 4 deadline has passed, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) urges required employers who haven’t yet submitted and certified their mandatory...

No-Growth Job Killer Dies

A job killer proposal to place no-growth language in the state Constitution that will in effect stop development has been stopped for the year. In...

CalChamber-Sponsored Family Leave Mediation Bill Continues to Move

Legislation sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce to make permanent the small employer family leave mediation program continues to move. AB 2011 (Bauer-Kahan; D-Orinda),...

Summer Job for Minors: State, Federal Laws Outline Requirements

My company is thinking about hiring a 16-year-old for the summer. The job duties include lifting objects weighing more than 25 pounds, taking orders,...

California Litigation Trends and How to Safeguard Against Them

In Episode 198 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Employment Law Counsel Erika Barbara discuss litigation trends and...