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California Ranks as No. 2 ‘Judicial Hellhole’ in Nation Again

The American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF) has released the 2017–18 “Judicial Hellholes” list and California holds the No. 2 spot for having the “most unfair” civil litigation courts. No. 1 on the list this year is Florida. California maintains its No. 2 ranking, having previously topped the “Judicial Hellhole” list in 2012, 2013 and 2015. […]

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New Year, New California Employment Laws

A parental leave mandate for smaller employers, plus new hiring restrictions, are just a few of the significant changes that take effect on January 1, 2018. How will the new rules affect your day-to-day operations and workplace policies? Don’t miss CalChamber’s 2018 Employment Law Updates seminars in January throughout California from 8:30 a.m. to 12 […]

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CalChamber Capitol News Report Explains Three Significant New Employment Laws for 2018

CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights three important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2018: parental leave for small employers, restrictions on salary history questions and the ban-the-box-law. In the video, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank recaps the significant changes employers will see in their hiring and leave practices […]

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2018 new laws whitepaper

New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law. Be prepared by downloading CalChamber’s new white paper, which summarizes the […]

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Top Experts Lead a Successful Inaugural HR Symposium

CalChamber held its inaugural HR Symposium on October 26, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. The sold-out crowd enjoyed a full day of informative and engaging sessions with top experts on a variety of labor and employment issues relevant to California employers, including: Lisa Buehler of Ellis Buehler Makus LLP walked attendees through a hypothetical sexual […]

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