Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Corporate Whistleblowers Must First See the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that employees complaining of securities or other corporate fraud under the Dodd-Frank Act must first go to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to receive anti-retaliation protections. This narrowed definition of who receives whistleblower protection — only those who first go to the […]

22 Feb 18 - General, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Chamber Network Brings Employers Ways to Help Build Future Workforce

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance have launched a new California network of employer associations committed to advancing youth opportunities and reducing youth unemployment. The lead organizations, CalChamber and Linked Learning Alliance, bring together six local employer organizations for the network: the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Oxnard Chamber of […]

12 Feb 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Your Vote Could Decide the Winner of the Off-the-Wall Poster Contest

Voting is on for CalChamber’s Off-the-Wall Poster Contest. Clever participants transformed their outdated labor law posters into some amazing entries, and your vote could decide who wins the popular vote. Popular vote decides the first winner, while a panel at CalChamber selects the second winner. Each winner will receive an Apple Watch® Series 3 38mm […]

9 Feb 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber to Host HR Boot Camps

Space is filling up fast for the one-day, topic-packed seminars focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination, presented by the California Chamber of Commerce. CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals: Hiring, including Form I-9 verification and criminal background checks. Discipline and […]

7 Feb 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

January Webinar Explains What New Laws Mean for California Employers

A parental leave mandate for smaller employers is just one of the new employment laws in effect since January 1, 2018. If you’re not up to date on your obligations as a California employer, don’t miss CalChamber’s live 90-minute webinar on January 30. “Among the new laws for 2018 are two that significantly impact how […]

17 Jan 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »