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This Week's Alert - May 1, 2015

From: domainremoved <CalChamber>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2015 15:41:13 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - May 1, 2015

* 'Job Killer' Bills Limit In-State Energy Efforts

* Proposal to Expedite Housing Projects Fails to Pass

* Scheduling Mandate on Employers Passes Assembly Labor/Employment Committee

* Cuba Policy Trip Gives CalChamber, Others Inside Look in Preparation for Future

* Labor Law Corner: Visible Tattoos, Other Dress Code Issues Arise in Warmer Weather

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=35&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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'Job Killer' Bills Limit In-State Energy Efforts

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed "job killer" bills that limit in-state energy development passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee this week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=25&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Proposal to Expedite Housing Projects Fails to Pass

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that sought to expedite and reduce costs for housing projects failed to pass an Assembly policy committee this week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=19&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Scheduling Mandate on Employers Passes Assembly Labor/Employment Committee

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee has passed a "job killer" bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=3&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Cuba Policy Trip Gives CalChamber, Others Inside Look in Preparation for Future

A mid-April policy trip to Cuba gave representatives of the California Chamber of Commerce and other interested travelers a look at conditions in the island nation as it prepares to resume diplomatic relations with the United States. ​

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Visible Tattoos, Other Dress Code Issues Arise in Warmer Weather

We have a strict no visible tattoos policy as we work with a very conservative population. We hired a new employee recently, and when he reported to work today, he was wearing the company-mandated short-sleeved shirt revealing heavily tattooed lower arms. Can we rescind our offer of employment?

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=8&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Paid Sick Leave Checkup for California Employers

LIVE WEBINAR - May 21
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PT

While the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522) took effect January 1, 2015, California employers are required to provide the paid sick leave benefit starting July 1, 2015. With very few exceptions, this mandate applies to all private and public employers, regardless of size.

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=10&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Capitol Summit & Sacramento Host Breakfast

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=42&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=14&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=7&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Videos - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=29&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=30&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=28&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=32&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=15&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDg1NjY3MDES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjgwMTEzMjQzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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