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This Week's Alert - June 26, 2015

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Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:25:04 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - June 26, 2015

* Victory for Trade Promotion with CalChamber Support

* Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

* Senate Sends Job Creator Bill to Governor

* Drought-Related Actions Reminder of Need for Long-Term Water Solution

* Labor Law Corner: Religious Wear at Work: Interactive Dialogue Best When Questions Arise

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=17&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Victory for Trade Promotion with CalChamber Support

In a victory for the California Chamber of Commerce and other longtime supporters of free trade, federal legislation renewing the authority of the President and/or U.S. Trade representative to negotiate trade agreements advanced this week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=38&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=20&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Senate Sends Job Creator Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that expedites and reduces costs for roadway repair and maintenance projects passed the Senate on June 22 on a unanimous vote.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=21&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Drought-Related Actions Reminder of Need for Long-Term Water Solution

With no immediate end to California’s millennial drought in sight, regulators and legislators continued steps this month aimed at managing the limited water supply.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=25&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Religious Wear at Work: Interactive Dialogue Best When Questions Arise

Our employee wants to wear a St. Christopher medal on a chain around his neck, which is in violation of our company policy since we’re a machine shop. He is claiming religious discrimination, and I don’t even think his faith requires him to wear this.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Just the Rx for Your July 1: Paid Sick Leave Compliance

California's paid sick leave benefit takes effect on July 1. Now's the time to communicate the specifics of your policy to employees, using CalChamber's Employee Handbook Creator™ online tool:

* It contains sick leave and PTO policy updates, as well as sick leave-related changes to six other recommended and optional policies.
* That’s in addition to more than 100 company policies you can choose to include in your handbook.

See PDF for special offer - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=27&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Next Alert: July 10

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=10&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=6&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Videos - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=23&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=2&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=28&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=11&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=30&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=19&ms=NDg5Njk2MzQS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NzAzNDcyMjc2S0&mt=1&rt=0

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