Category: Health and Safety

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions
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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions

The majority of California has been under atmospheric attack since Sunday, February 4, 2024, with a massive storm making its way from the northern part…

Portable Toilet: Conditions for Using When Regular Facilities Offline
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Posted in Health and Safety

Portable Toilet: Conditions for Using When Regular Facilities Offline

Our business is located in an area that can be plagued with occasional disruptions of our water supply. We can provide drinking water, but our…

paid sick leave
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Posted in Health and Safety Time Off

Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Expansion Bill

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will impose significant costs on all California businesses by increasing the number of…

Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke
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Posted in Health and Safety

Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again: Although this year’s wildfire season has been less active than in years past, wildfire smoke can occur anywhere…

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause HR…

mental health awareness
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Posted in Health and Safety

Mental Health Awareness Month: Identifying Indicators of Distress and Ways Employers Can Help

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts speaks with clinical social worker Amanda Gibson about mental health in the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

EEOC COVID-19 Guidance Updated as Federal COVID-19 Emergency Ends

On May 15, 2023, following the end of the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its long running…

indoor
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Posted in Health and Safety Injury and Illness Prevention Workplace Safety

Formal Stage Begins to Prevent Heat Illness Indoors

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has started the formal rulemaking phase of its work on developing regulations to prevent heat illness…

wellness
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Posted in Health and Safety

Nurturing a Culture of Wellness in the Workplace Helps Employees, Business Thrive

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CREtelligent Chief Experience Officer Tobi Lutz discuss how employers can create…

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Posted in Health and Safety

California Workplace Mental Health Report Draft: Comments Welcome

The Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has released a draft workplace mental health report, Working Well: Supporting Mental Health at Work in…