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Being Thankful in 2020

As we approach Thanksgiving in what has been an especially rough year, there’s no better time to focus our attention on what we have to…

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Free 2021 California Employment Laws White Paper

Even in a months-long pandemic, the California Legislature passed a bunch of new employment laws — some COVID-19-related, some not — that Governor Gavin Newsom…

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When Employees Talk Politics at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers…

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Register Now! 2020 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event — live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of…

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New California Employment Laws Effective Now, Coming January 1

It’s the first day of October, which means the leaves are starting to turn red and orange, pumpkin spice is everywhere, everyone is looking longingly…

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Ready, or Willing, to Talk Politics at Work?

It’s the day after the presidential debate, and with an estimated 100 million viewers, chances are good someone at work will want to talk about…

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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…