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Podcast Recaps Top Issues for Final Weeks of Session

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

Reasonable Privacy Act Cleanup Bills Thwarted; Future of Act Uncertain

Sure, California was the first state in the nation to pass a massive privacy bill, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). But how can...

Coalition-Backed Fixes to Privacy Law ‘Stayin’ Alive’

California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Sarah Boot penned the following update on the CalChamber-supported privacy bills for the Capitol Insider blog. Well, you can...

Making State Privacy Law Work: Aim of CalChamber-Led Coalition

Ever since the adoption of California’s far-reaching privacy law last June, a coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce has been working diligently...

Podcast Examines Legislative Changes Needed to Fix Privacy Law

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a sweeping privacy law that applies to businesses of all sizes across almost every industry. Up on...

Say Cheese: Cameras in Workplace, Internet, Etc. Test Bounds of Privacy

This week’s episode of The Workplace explores new areas of concern and issues generated for employers by the prevalence of technology on the job...

CalChamber Explains Changes Needed So New Privacy Law Will Protect Privacy

The privacy law passed last year applies to businesses of all sizes and needs changes to clarify that consumer loyalty and rewards programs can...

CalChamber Urges Education Focus as Better Way to Privacy Law Goals

Educational approaches to help businesses understand how to comply with the state’s new privacy law will be far more efficient than costly enforcement actions,...

New Bill to Modify Privacy Law Will Hurt Small Businesses, Kill Jobs

A new proposal to modify the state privacy law that is still being modified will create a litigation nightmare, the California Chamber of Commerce...

Governor Lists Next Steps in Upcoming ‘Tough Calls’

“Hard decisions” are “coming due,” Governor Gavin Newsom said this week in his first State of the State Address. Water, energy, high-speed rail, housing, health...

Get Permission in Writing Before Posting Employee’s Photo Online

Can I choose to post photos of my employees on my company’s website and social media page? Do I need each employee’s consent first?...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Outlines Flaws Affecting Workability of State Privacy Law

The state privacy law passed by the Legislature last year contains multiple flaws that undermine consumer privacy and employee protections, a coalition led by...

Closer Look at Privacy Law

The following story first appeared as the Capitol Insider blog post on October 15. Unlike Europe, with its recently implemented GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation),...

CalChamber Seeking Cleanup Suggestions on Newly Adopted Privacy Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking comments from members on the practical implications of the newly signed privacy legislation, enacted to avert a...

Opposition Stops Job Killer; 5 Bills Pass to Second House

A wage statement penalty bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer was stopped in the Assembly last week. June 1...