Tag: emergency

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Nonworking Hours
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California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill in…

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions
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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…

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Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to discuss…

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Emergency Preparedness, EDD Assistance Amid ‘Wildfire Season’

Following California’s worst two wildfire seasons in 2020 and 2021, the 2022 fire season is showing no signs of letting up, despite the recent rainfall….

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws employers…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination Hiring Privacy Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

New 2023 California Employment Laws

It’s that time of year again! With a deadline of September 30, Governor Gavin Newsom signed many of the California Legislature’s labor and employment bills…

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Update on CalChamber Efforts to Secure Changes to Important Legislation

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocates Ashley Hoffman and Robert Moutrie give a legislative…

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5 Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Five California Chamber of Commerce employment-related job killer proposals have moved on to the second house, passing a key legislative deadline on May 27 that…

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Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles), a…

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California Reinstitutes Statewide Face Covering Mandate For “Indoor Public Settings”

Editor’s note: This blog was updated at 5:05 p.m. on December 15 to include additional guidance from the California Department of Public health stating that…