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Employment-Related Urgency Bills Await Governor’s Signature

Last Monday, the California legislature concluded its 2019-2020 legislative session. Several of the bills that were passed will go into effect immediately should the Governor…

AB 664 and AB 196, however, go beyond a mere presumption and conclusively determine that any exposure or contraction of a communicable disease, is a workplace injury.
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Job Killer Update: Two Employment Bills Pass to Governor, Veto Requested

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills made it out of the Legislature late on Monday night and are now headed to the Governor’s desk. Governor…

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Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Remain as End of Session Approaches

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will significantly increase labor costs and create more liability for employers are expected to be voted on in…

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State Urges Californians to Save Energy to Avert Power Outages

With triple-digit temperatures forecast for the coming week, state officials are calling on all Californians to reduce their energy use to prevent power outages. Key…

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Free 2020 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

As we chug along in one of recent history’s most interesting years (to put it mildly), much of the focus has been on the COVID-19…

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Beware of New Unemployment Insurance Scams

As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, including an 11.1 percent unemployment rate in June, a new threat has emerged — unemployment…

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HR Boot Camp and Leaves of Absence Seminars Go Virtual

As part of the ongoing effort to promote safe social distancing, CalChamber’s in-person seminars are going virtual. On select dates in June, August, and September,…

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CalChamber Releases 2020 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its annual job killer list, which includes 10 bills that threaten California’s economic recovery and would hurt the…

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Bring Your Questions: Back-to-Back HR Compliance Training in Costa Mesa

SoCal, here’s a perfect opportunity to attend one or both of these interactive CalChamber training events in Costa Mesa on April 23 and 24: HR…

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Top Nine Blog Posts of 2019

Although we are a few days into the new decade, let’s look back at the top HRWatchdog blog posts of 2019. They offer an overview…