Category: Hiring

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance
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Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance

Los Angeles County’s new fair chance hiring ordinance aims to ensure that individuals with arrest or conviction records are given fair consideration for employment by…

Texas Court Invalidates New NLRB Joint-Employer Rule
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Texas Court Invalidates New NLRB Joint-Employer Rule

In 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule updating its joint-employer test, greatly expanding who may be considered a joint employer…

H-1B Visa Opens March 6
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H-1B Visa Opens March 6; New Regs Affect Filing Fees, Selection Process

The H-1B visa allows American employers to temporarily hire highly skilled foreign professionals (a total of 85,000) in occupations that require specialized knowledge that many…

Revised California Criminal History Regulations Start October 1
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Revised California Criminal History Regulations Start October 1

In July 2023, the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) approved revised regulations relating to the use of criminal history in employment decisions under California’s Fair…

California’s Revised Criminal History Regulations Approved
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California’s Revised Criminal History Regulations Approved

As the rulemaking body for the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), the California Civil Rights Council (CRC) has been working for several months on revised…

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Four 2023 Bills That Would Negatively Affect California Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss four bills that, if passed,…

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CalChamber Webinar Covers Compliance Tips for New Hires

In most of California’s major job industries, positions are consistently being added. More specifically, the most recent state data shows 15 consecutive months of job…

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Thursday’s Webinar Offers Tips for Recruiting, Hiring

As California’s job market ebbs and flows, recruiting and hiring practices continue to be a critical phase in the employment cycle. Employers should review their…

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H-1B Visa Initial Registration Opens March 1

On Friday, January 27, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B visa cap will open at 9 a.m. Pacific on March 1 and run through 9…

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CalChamber Launches Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74 percent of U.S. workers say corporate investment in…