Archive for the ‘General’ Category

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills, calling attention to the negative impact that 21 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery should they become law. “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in […]

5 Apr 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

IRS, FBI Warn of W-2 Phishing Scam

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently warned payroll and human resources professionals of a dangerous Form W-2 phishing scam that victimized hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees during the last two tax seasons — and this season is no different. The scam goes like this: Cybercriminals identify your […]

27 Feb 18 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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 Clever participants transformed their outdated labor law posters into some amazing entries, and your vote could decide who wins the popular vote.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 »