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Posted in Injury and Illness Prevention Privacy

CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Documents

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that allows organizations unaffiliated with the employer to access an undefined and potentially unlimited scope of employer internal documents…

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Posted in General

CalChamber’s HR Shameless Plug Awards Contest Now Open

CalChamber’s HR Shameless Plug Awards Contest has begun! Star, direct and produce a commercial for CalChamber that highlights the value and benefits of membership or…

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Posted in General

Inaugural CalChamber HR Symposium in Los Angeles on October 26, 2017

Handling HR in California is a big job, even for the most experienced HR professionals. Thousands of attendees throughout the year look to CalChamber’s compliance…

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Posted in Discrimination

$10.5 Million Settlement in Minority Hiring Case

The nationwide outdoor equipment chain Bass Pro Outdoor World (Bass Pro) will pay $10.5 million to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Reminder to California Employers: Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes

The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 10 or more employees that employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits must be…

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Posted in Time Off

CalChamber to Host Seminar on Leaves of Absence

California employers will find clarity and guidance about the state’s complex leaves of absence policies at the August 18 seminar hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce. Managing leaves…

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Posted in Heat Illness

It’s Hot, Hot, Hot! Cal/OSHA Stresses Heat Illness Prevention as Central Valley Swelters

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) reminds employers to observe outdoor employees for signs and symptoms of heat illness. The National Weather Service…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Status Update on Major Employment-Related Legislation

The following list summarizes top priority employment-related bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of July 21, when the Legislature began…

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Posted in Time Off

Don’t Forget About New Domestic Violence Notice for All New Hires: Updated Information

All employers now must provide new employees with a written notice about the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to take…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Two New San Francisco Ordinances for 2018: Lactation Accommodation and Salary History Ban

In the past few weeks, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed two new local ordinances relating to lactation accommodation and requests for salary history, which…