Tag: CalChamber

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller formalized on February 7 her order halting enforcement of and invalidating in full an anti-arbitration law identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer—AB 51 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego). In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: The new law governing independent contracting, AB 5, includes what can be described as a business-to-business (B2B) exemption, however a close examination of the actual language shows that the B2B exemption is virtually inoperable. The author of AB 5 consistently states that the B2B carve-out provides relief to freelancers and sole […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: California is now into the 11th year of the U.S. economic recovery and all of the state’s economic vitals continue to be strong, state Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler told business leaders at a California Chamber of Commerce luncheon yesterday. Budget Is ‘Structurally Balanced’ The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: There are a few new and significant 2020 California employment laws that employers need to be aware of, as they may affect daily business operations, policies and employees. Of the 2,625 bills introduced in the Legislature this year, 1,042 bills reached Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. He signed 870 and vetoed […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: In September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 5 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) — and significantly altered the way California law distinguishes between employees and independent contractors. AB 5 did two things: First, it codified the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, 4 Cal. 5th 903 […]Read More