Posts Tagged ‘harassment’

#RespectWorks: Ensuring Harassment-Free Workplaces

The California Chamber of Commerce is kicking off #RespectWorks, a campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace. A large and growing list of California companies have joined the campaign, pledging to use proven best practices to prevent harassment. “Harassment has no place in our workplaces,” said Allan Zaremberg, President of CalChamber. “Joining […]

11 Apr 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Love Continues to Bloom at Work

As cold, wet weather blankets California, fewer people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. Only 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate, but they plan to spend more money and not just on gifts for their sweethearts. “The vast majority of Valentine’s Day dollars are still […]

14 Feb 19 - Harassment - Katie Culliton - 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 »

Governor Signs Two Employment Bills: AB 2770, AB 2587

On July 9, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed two employment-related bills that are effective January 1, 2019: one sexual harassment bill to protect victims of harassment and one bill related to Paid Family Leave. Bill to Protect Victims/Employers from Serial Harassers Signed The governor signed AB 2770 (Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks) — a California Chamber […]

10 Jul 18 - Harassment, Paid Family Leave - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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CalChamber-Sponsored Bill to Protect Harassment Victims Goes to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that protects sexual harassment victims and employers from being sued for defamation has been sent to the governor. The bill passed the Legislature with unanimous bipartisan support. AB 2770 (Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks) codifies case law to ensure victims of sexual harassment and employers are not sued for defamation […]

9 Jul 18 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »