Sunday, March 3, 2024

Tag: Unemployment Insurance

Author Reintroduces Legislation Providing Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

A bill that would provide unemployment insurance (UI) benefits for striking workers was introduced in the California Legislature this week by Senator Anthony Portantino. This...

Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates Up in 2024

For California’s employers, the new year brings new unemployment insurance (UI) tax increases. Governor Gavin Newsom’s annual budget proposal, released January 10, foresees belt tightening...

Governor Vetoes SB 799

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed SB 799, one of the California Chamber of Commerce’s hardest fought job killer bills. The proposal would have made...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce is asking Governor Gavin Newsom to veto the six job killer bills sent to him by the Legislature this...

Legislature Sends Job Killer, Bad Bills to Governor

Six bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers passed the Legislature in the closing days of this year’s session. The...

CalChamber Tags UI Bill SB 799 as a Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged SB 799 (Portantino; D-Burbank) as a job killer, citing the proposal’s requirement for employers to subsidize striking...

Study Shows Employers Paying Price for Strain on Unemployment Insurance System

California’s vast unemployment insurance system has been under enormous strain since 2020, and employers are paying the price. A study in consultation with two eminent...

EDD Updates Work Sharing Program Website, Resources

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has updated its Work Sharing Program website, offering additional resources for employers interested in applying for the program...

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In Episode 168 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to...

Governor’s Budget Plans for Uncertain Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom presented a balanced budget this week with no new general tax increases. He identified a $22.5 billion “shortfall” between previously expected...