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New Laws: Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2017. Governor Brown did not finish acting on many of the bills until just before midnight Sunday night. As usual, labor matters were among the hardest fought issues on CalChamber’s agenda. A few of the significant new […]

16 Oct 17 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Employment Law Bills Signed This Week

We have been waiting to see which employment-related bills from this year’s legislative session Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. would sign or veto. This week, he signed a few employment-related bills. Two of the bills signed this week are: SB 306 (Hertzberg) SB 306 allows an employee or the Labor Commissioner to obtain a temporary […]

6 Oct 17 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor

Quite a few employment-related bills have passed the Legislature. Five bills that could significantly affect California employers are on the Governor’s desk awaiting review and action. Two of the bills are particularly damaging to businesses, and CalChamber has identified them as Job Killers. SB 63 (Jackson) — JOB KILLER If signed into law, SB 63 […]

21 Sep 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Several Employment-Related Bills Remain Active in California Legislature

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees last Friday to reach the Senate or Assembly Floors; however, CalChamber continues to fight a number of employment-related proposals that, if passed, could hurt job creation. The following is a list of employment-related bills that […]

6 Sep 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

Even though the year isn’t over, 2017 has already been busy for California employers. You should make sure you are in compliance with new regulations, court rulings, local ordinances and other employment law developments this year. CalChamber’s employment law experts highlight the significant developments so far this year in CalChamber’s free 2017 Midyear Employment Law […]

31 Aug 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »