Archive for the ‘General’ Category

CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill Goes to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that provides employers with a limited opportunity to cure technical violations in an itemized wage statement before being subject to costly and devastating litigation is on its way to the Governor’s desk. AB 1506 (R. Hernández; D-West Covina), which received unanimous support in both houses as it moved through the […]

11 Sep 15 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations. “Arlington,” the song and video package, was released on multiple digital platforms this month and features the Los Angeles Master Chorale. […]

22 May 15 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2015 Preliminary Job Killer List​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​The California Chamber of Commerce released a preliminary list of “job killer” bills yesterday to call attention to the negative impact that the 16 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. The list is preliminary at this point because CalChamber expects to add more bills to the […]

10 Apr 15 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Court Overturns Federal Home Health Workers Rules

A recent federal court ruling ditches the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final home health care rule, which extended federal minimum wage and overtime requirements to home health care workers. Another key portion of the rule was struck down by the same court in December. Judge Leon, ruling for the U.S. District Court for the […]

16 Jan 15 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Clued In About New 2015 Employment Laws in California [Infographic]

More than 30 noteworthy new employment laws will affect the day-to-day operations, practices and policies of California businesses in 2015. CalChamber’s done some detective work so you can keep one step ahead of your compliance with significant new laws, such as mandatory paid sick leave. Put yourself on the case when you investigate our new […]

14 Nov 14 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »