Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Budget Item Expands Labor Commissioner Authority

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of employer groups is opposing a budget item that expands the Labor Commissioner’s authority and exposes employers to increased legal costs and penalties. Budget Item 0559 provides the Labor Commissioner’s office with significant enforcement authority that will expose employers to increased legal costs, penalties, evidentiary sanctions, shutting […]

20 Mar 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with […]

14 Feb 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New Year, New Laws to Comply With

As we head toward the new year, don’t forget there are several new laws affecting California employers in 2017. CalChamber’s employment law counsel analyzed the significant pieces of legislation that Governor Brown signed into law and prepared a white paper summarizing their effects on California employers. Learn about new laws on: Wage and hour, including […]

29 Dec 16 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Employment Law Updates Seminars Ready You for 2017

The 2016 legislative session produced new laws affecting California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. Quite a few bills feature delayed or phased-in implementation. Some of the new laws, such as the minimum wage increase, make significant changes to California’s legal landscape. Other new laws make small changes to different parts of […]

12 Dec 16 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Halloween Costume Contest

CalChamber wants to help take some of the sting out of complying with this year’s new employment laws. CalChamber’s Halloween Costume Contest gives you the chance to prepare for any new labor laws in 2017 while having fun doing it! This October, our Halloween Costume Contest will give two lucky winners the chance to each […]

26 Oct 16 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »