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CalChamber Sick Leave Law Webinar Attracts More Than 820 Attendees

On November 5, 822 people from around the state gathered around their computers and smart devices to watch a California Chamber of Commerce live...

Recent Headlines from HRWatchdog Blog

Following is a sampling of recent entries on the HRWatchdog, the employment law blog from the California Chamber of Commerce. • San Francisco Announces Minimum...

Report: State Water Conservation Rate Declines, Despite Continued Drought

Water conservation efforts in the state leveled off in September after a steady rise since May, according to a new report presented to the...

Harassment Prevention Training to Include New Requirement in 2015

Preventing “abusive conduct” will have to be a component of sexual harassment prevention training courses starting in 2015. Legislation enacted this year (AB 2053) requires...

GO-Biz Launches Web Page to Streamline Permitting Process

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has launched a new Web page that highlights the best practices of business groups, and...

More Employer Liability When Contracting for Labor

AB 1897 is a sweeping new law that will increase liability on employers who contract for labor. The purpose of the law, which goes...

California Newspapers Endorse Propositions 1, 2

With the General Election just around the corner, newspapers up and down the state have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber...

Reasons to Run Consumer Background Check After Making Job Offer

Can we run a consumer background check on an applicant before making a job offer? We would like to screen out applicants before making...

Next Steps for Climate Change Law in State

When Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. spoke to the United Nations Climate Summit last month, he made a strong pitch for state and local...

Report Highlights Japanese Businesses’ Contributions to Southern Cal Economy

Southern California is one of the leading global hubs for Japanese companies, according to a recent survey by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)...