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Lead Co-Counsel Recaps Teacher Tenure Case for CalChamber Board

The landmark court decision striking down state teacher tenure laws was not anti-union or anti-teacher, but “pro student,” the attorney who led the legal...

Canada: Top U.S. Trade Partner Also No. 1 Market for California Services

A fact-filled look at the many connections between Canada, the United States and California was the focus of a recent breakfast gathering hosted by...

No Need to Reverify Expired Green Cards (Permanent Resident Cards)

In auditing our I-9 file, we found that an employee has an expired green card. Can we require that she provide a current card? No....

CalChamber Positions on November Ballot Measures

Proposition 1 - Support Water supply/storage bond Proposition 2 - Support State budget stabilization; rainy day reserve Proposition 45 - Oppose Insurance Commissioner approval of health care rate changes Proposition...

Costly Anti-Business Bills Pass Legislature to Governor

Numerous proposals that make it more difficult and more expensive to do business in California passed the Legislature in the closing days of the...

Bill to Restore Tax Credit Funding Goes to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill to restore full funding to the California Competes Tax Credit program awaits action by the Governor...

President of Mexico, Governor Brown Continue Momentum of Trade Mission

On the last day of his first trip to the United States as president of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the state capital,...

Environmental Law Reform: Best Prospect Appears at California Supreme Court

The best prospect for reform of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is no longer with the Legislature or the Governor, but at the...

Makeup Time Sometimes OK for Employees on Alternative Workweek

Is makeup time available to employees working an alternative workweek? Yes, in some instances! Section 513 of the California Labor Code spells out the criteria for...