Category: Workplace Safety

Free White Paper: Your Guide to 2024 California Employment Laws
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General Minimum Wage Time Off Workplace Safety

Free White Paper: Your Guide to 2024 California Employment Laws

CalChamber’s employment law experts have wrapped up their analysis of the employment-related legislation that California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law in 2023 and summed…

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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

New Laws California Employers Will Need to Follow in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman review several new laws that will…

California’s New Workplace Violence Standards
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Webinar to Prep Employers for California’s New Workplace Violence Standard

Since 2017, health care employers in California have been required to implement workplace violence safety rules — but beginning July 1, 2024, nearly all employers…

New Employment Laws Starting in 2024
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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General Posters and Notices Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

New Employment Laws Starting in 2024

This year’s legislative session ended with a flurry and, as usual, hundreds of bills were sent to California Governor Newsom’s desk, many of which impact…

CalChamber-Opposed Workplace Violence Bill Is Unworkable for Small Employers
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CalChamber-Opposed Workplace Violence Bill Is Unworkable for Small Employers

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that increases business costs and establishes a one-size-fits-all workplace violence regulation on all California employers is scheduled to be…

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California Employers Owe No Duty of Care to Household Members to Prevent COVID-19

On July 6, 2023, the California Supreme Court issued a significant ruling related to “take-home-COVID-19” — and it’s one that can be celebrated by all…

Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations and Where Things Stand with SB 553
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Posted in Heat Illness Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations, Where Things Stand with SB 553

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie to discuss the newest…

Nonwork-related death at work
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Nonwork-Related Death at Work Still Must Be Reported to Cal/OSHA

An employee died of a heart attack while at work. It was not caused by his employment. Do I have to report this death to…

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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…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Form 300A Posting Period Ending, But Don’t Discard Yet

Sunday, April 30, is the last day employers are required to post their 2022 Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses. Although you…