Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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Finance Director Presents Budget Proposal Highlights

We are in extraordinary times right now, but that is punctuated by a lot of uncertainty, California Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler commented this week to a luncheon audience of more than 100 business leaders at the California Chamber of Commerce

Governor Unveils Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Boost Housing Production

“The number one driver of cost of living is housing—housing is the issue. Unless we get serious about it, the state will continue to...

2018 Major Victories

California Promise: Opportunity for All The California Chamber of Commerce is the voice of California businesses of all sizes, expert at promoting pro-job policies and...

Major Free Trade Agreements Pending

As the new year begins, a number of international trade agreements are pending between the United States and major trading partners. Trade agreements can ensure...

In California, All Time Worked Must Be Paid, Even If It’s Only Minutes

Our nonexempt employees answer texts and calls after-hours. Is this work time and how much time would we pay for a 5-minute call, for...

Governor Newsom Outlines ‘California for All’ Mission

Newly inaugurated Governor Gavin Newsom began the week presenting his vision of “a California for all” on January 7, then took steps to implement...

New Year, New Labor Laws to Know

The beginning of the new year is a good time for Alert readers to resolve to take a few moments to familiarize themselves with...

Newsom Elevates Labor Commissioner Su to Head State Agency; Picks Business Founder/Forward Thinker as...

The team Governor Gavin Newsom has selected to lead key efforts in his administration includes individuals with many years of experience in both governing...

Governor Newsom Names Key Administration Leaders

Following is a partial list of people Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed so far to leadership posts in his administration. For a fuller list, see...

Potential Family Leave Act Factors in Time Off for Grandchild’s Birth

My employee wants to take federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave when her daughter has a baby. Can I deny her request? Typically,...

Tourism Industry Jobs Form Big Piece of California’s Economic Foundation

Vacations to California’s natural wonders, cultural riches and exciting city attractions fuel stable employment and the world’s fifth largest economy.

Governor’s First Day Focuses on Health Care

Shortly after being sworn into office this week, Governor Gavin Newsom launched his ambitious plan to make sure every person has access to quality,...

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