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Employment-Related Job Killer Bills
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CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Employment-Related Job Killer Bills, Other Harmful Proposals

Governor Gavin Newsom laid down his lawmaking pen Friday night after signing 890 new laws into effect, and vetoing another 156, including three California Chamber…

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Governor Signs Job Killer Bill That Undermines Arbitration

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 365 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration agreements and will needlessly waste court…

End of Session Update: 6 CalChamber Job Killer Bills Head to Governor
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End of Session Update: 6 CalChamber Job Killer Bills Head to Governor

California legislators last week approved six bills designated by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers, which will increase labor costs and create more liability…

Podcast: Update on Harmful Proposals as Legislature Heads for Summer Break
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Podcast: Update on Harmful Proposals as Legislature Heads for Summer Break

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Helpline manager and employment law counsel Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, of Aprea & Micheli, give an…

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Another Favorable Arbitration Agreement Ruling
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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Another Favorable Arbitration Agreement Ruling

On June 23, 2023, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires district…

California Legislature deadline
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Legislative Update After Legislature’s House of Origin Deadline

Nine California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills and two job creator bills remain after Friday’s deadline for bills to pass their house of origin in the California Legislature….

PAGA arbitration
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Employers Using Arbitration Agreements Should Monitor This PAGA Case

Today, the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc. and will issue a decision by August 7, 2023. Adolph is…

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Seven Labor and Employment-Related Job Killer Bills in Legislative Hearings This Week

Seven California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will harmfully impact employers will be heard in legislative committees this week. The job killing legislation…

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CalChamber Releases 2023 Job Killer List

Last week, the California Chamber of Commerce released its 2023 job killer list which, to date, includes 13 bills dealing with labor and employment issues,…

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California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Invalidated

On February 15, 2023, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al….