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ArticleSep 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
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California Passes New Supplemental Leave Requirement

It’s been a busy legislative year in the Golden State, where lawmakers continue to find ways to make doing business there more complicated.

CommentSep 17, 2020 - 3:30pm

Letter to CA Gov Newsom Urging Veto of CA SB 973

The Honorable Gavin NewsomGovernor, State of California1303 10th Street, Suite 1173Sacramento, CA 95814 Via electronic mail: leg.unit@gov.ca.govRE: Veto of Senate Bill 973 Dear Governor Newsom:

ArticleSep 02, 2020 - 10:00am
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California’s Classification Calamity Continues

The California legislature passed legislation to address a crisis of its own making, AB 5, a law that has wreaked havoc in the state.

Issue BriefAug 31, 2020 - 2:45pm

A Policy Patchwork: Paid Sick Leave

A summary of paid sick leave laws in the states, including COVID-19 legislation

Issue BriefAug 31, 2020 - 2:45pm

A Policy Patchwork: Paid Family Leave

A summary of paid family leave laws in the states

ArticleAug 21, 2020 - 3:45pm
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California’s Uber-Destructive Debacle

An order by a California appeals court has spared millions of people who use Uber and Lyft in California, at least for now.

CommentAug 04, 2020 - 1:15pm

Letter to NJ Governor Murphy Urging Veto of S2380

The Chamber requests a conditional veto S2380 because of its sweeping nature and potential massive costs for employers.

ArticleJul 22, 2020 - 4:15pm

New Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard Sets Out Workplace Safety COVID-19 Requirements

The state of Virginia has become the first in the nation to impose COVID-19 workplace safety mandates and penalties. Yet despite Virginia’s attempt to be precise and comprehensive, questions remain.

ArticleJun 25, 2020 - 12:45pm
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Misclassification Mayhem Dashes On

The state of California demonstrates its reluctance to foster a good business environment on a regular basis and with seeming alacrity, and one bugaboo du jour among the Golden State’s policymakers is the area of alleged 

ArticleJun 01, 2020 - 4:45pm
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Colorado Drops Expansive Joint Employer Definition

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) on May 25 finalized