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Double-Pay Holiday Bill Awaits Action by Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that unfairly targets two classifications of employers, increases their costs, and creates a competitive disadvantage by forcing them...

Revised Double-Pay Holiday Bill Passes Assembly

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that requires double the “regular rate” of pay for work on Thanksgiving passed the Assembly this week. A previous...

CalChamber Explains New Laws for 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce is presenting handy summaries of new legislation taking effect in 2016 that will affect the day-to-day operations of California...

CalChamber Steers Helpful Bills into Law, Stops Costly Mandates, Secures Changes

The 2015 legislative year was very active in the labor and employment policy arena. Overall, the California Chamber of Commerce was very successful with...

Governor Acts to Limit Litigation, Maintain Fiscal Prudence

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that will help limit frivolous, costly litigation against employers was signed by the Governor this month. The...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Signed into Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on...

CalChamber to Feds: Don’t Use California Approach on Overtime Exemptions

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should not adopt California’s quantitative approach to determining whether an employee is exempt from overtime pay requirements, the...

Legislature Sends Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that if enacted could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers passed both houses...

CalChamber-Backed Gender Equity Pay Bill Passes Assembly with Bipartisan Support

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender passed the Assembly this week with bipartisan support. SB 358...

Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Awaiting Vote by Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that if enacted could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers as well as...

Senate to Vote on CalChamber-Opposed Employment Bills

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills that increase employer costs and threaten employers with civil litigation and criminal prosecution are awaiting action by the...

CalChamber-Backed Job Creator Bill Seeks to Limit Frivolous, Costly Litigation

A recently amended bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator that aims to limit frivolous, costly litigation passed the...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week. SB 358...

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Legislation

A job killer bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. AB...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate Passes Senate Labor Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire passed the Senate Labor and Industrial...

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

Anti-Arbitration ‘Job Killer’ Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed a Senate policy committee...