Archive for the ‘Labor Relations’ Category

Wildfire Reminders: Employers Have Obligations, Must Take Precautions to Protect Employees

With a new series of wildfires flaring up this month, the California Chamber of Commerce presents below responses to questions often received from the employer community about how to help employees and a recent Cal/OSHA advisory on worker safety. The California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced Wednesday that the Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits […]

15 Nov 18 - Labor Relations, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Another Successful CalChamber HR Symposium!

CalChamber hosted its second annual HR Symposium to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, California on November 2, 2018. The day’s keynote speaker was Kevin Kish, the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Kish provided valuable insight into the DFEH’s role in regulating and enforcing the state laws that protect Californians […]

7 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

New 2019 California Labor Laws White Paper Is Ready

It’s that time of year again! CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law. They prepared a white paper summarizing these laws’ effects on California employers for January 2019 and beyond. Learn about: New laws that affect Paid Family Leave (PFL) and Lactation […]

5 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Reflections on Working on the California Pay Equity Task Force

In 2016, SB 358 (Jackson) took effect and became one of the strongest pay equity statutes in the country. To ensure the proper implementation of SB 358, the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls created the California Pay Equity Task Force, which had its first meeting in 2016. CalChamber Senior Vice President, Policy […]

17 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Pay Gap a Priority for Women in the Workplace

Female professionals share several challenges in today’s workplace, such as career advancement, re-entering the workforce and sexual harassment, to name a few. But according to a recent Korn Ferry survey, 40 percent of women professionals said they’ve missed a promotion or an opportunity simply because they’re female. What’s more, the most important issue facing women […]

10 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »