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The Most Common Questions Employers Are Asking About COVID-19

In Episode 55 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

COVID-19 Emergency Federal Paid Leaves Explained

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Department of Labor on March 24 advanced the effective date of the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency...

COVID-19: Preparing for Remote Work

Much has happened over the weekend on a national scale, and for California, there is rising concern among business owners and employers due to...

COVID-19: Top Resources and What Employers Need to Know

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread throughout communities, state and local governments are providing wage replacement options to affected workers. There is a...

Coronavirus: CalChamber Podcast Examines Potential Economic Impact

Coronavirus continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. In Episode 51 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President...

Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claim Pitfalls to Avoid

Employees who get injured at work, whether due to an accident or an illness, can file a workers’ compensation claim. What employers may not...

What AB 51’s Preliminary Injunction Means for California Employers

U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller formalized on February 7 her order halting enforcement of and invalidating in full an anti-arbitration law identified by...

Super Bowl Flu, Gambling and Red Carpet Reviews: The Impact of Cultural Events in...

In Episode 47 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the...

New Law Expands Definition of Registered Domestic Partnership

In keeping with the new year theme, this week’s podcast includes two new “sleeper laws” that took effect on January 1, 2020. These laws...

HR Experts Recap New State Lactation Accommodation Rules

California’s new lactation accommodation law, effective January 1, 2020, affects a broad spectrum of California employers. In Episode 44 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive...

What to Do When Your HR Recommendations Are Ignored, Dismissed

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies...

How Festive Is Too Festive? Tone from Top Is Key to Avoiding Trouble

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and many companies are deciding to join in the festivities by hosting a holiday party. Although...

Lawsuit Challenges Proposition 65 Warnings for Acrylamide in Food

If you want to comply with Proposition 65 on Thanksgiving, you will likely need to add an acrylamide cancer warning to pretty much every...

Tips to Make Performance Reviews Beneficial to Employers/Employees

Annual performance reviews can be helpful for both employers and employees if done right, or can be useless if done poorly. In Episode 40...

From Clowns to Pigs: Dealing with Unconventional Requests

Accommodating an employee’s medical needs can be complicated—especially when support animals are involved. News outlets throughout the world have covered the array of accommodation...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Hosting an Off-Site Work Event

Off-site work events can help create a more collaborative workforce, but they also come with a range of liability risks. In Episode 33 of...

Benefit Trends That Keep Employees Engaged at Work

With open enrollment just around the corner, employers may be wondering what types of benefits to offer their employees besides the traditional health and...