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This Week's Alert - January 31, 2014

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Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:01:42 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - January 31, 2014

* Drought Concerns Escalate

* U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Employer in Donning/Doffing Case

* Opposition Stops 'Job Killer' Holdovers

* ​Bill Increasing Health Care Premiums Wins California Senate Approval

* CalChamber Member Feedback

* Labor Law Corner: Job Interviews May Be Conducted Online; Employment Laws Still Apply

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=20&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Drought Concerns Escalate

This week's rain did little to dispel concerns about water shortfalls in California.

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed a State of Emergency on January 17 and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for severe drought conditions. For the second straight year, California’s snowpack levels are only 20% of average, the driest on record, according to a recent survey by the Department of Water Resources (DWR).
 
Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=37&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Employer in Donning/Doffing Case

In a unanimous decision this week, the U.S. Supreme Court said that steelworkers who do their job wearing flame-retardant gear are not entitled to compensation for the time they spend putting on the gear before and after their shift.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=38&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Opposition Stops 'Job Killer' Holdovers

A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed "job killer" bills first identified in 2013 appear to be dead for this year after missing legislative deadlines or being amended.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=40&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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​Bill Increasing Health Care Premiums Wins California Senate Approval

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will increase premium costs for employers already struggling with the rising cost of health care passed the Senate this week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=7&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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​CalChamber Member Feedback

"CalChamber has been an invaluable partner in helping OUTSOURCE provide excellent resources and tools to help our clients navigate the complexities of staying up-to-date and in compliance with state and federal employment laws."

SANDRA FLOYD
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
OUTSOURCE CONSULTING SERVICES
OAKLAND

Additional Information - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Job Interviews May Be Conducted Online; Employment Laws Still Apply

Can we interview potential job candidates online through a video or Internet-based system, instead of having them come to our office in person? If not, do we have to pay people who travel to our office for a job interview?

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber Presents: New online tool takes the guesswork out of creating an employee handbook.

Employee Handbook Creator is simple to use, with no software to install or update. Access the tool from your PC or Mac, desktop or tablet.

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=11&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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2013 Business Issues & Legislative Guide

Interactive PDF - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=2&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=13&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=4&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber News Network - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=27&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=28&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=26&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=33&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=14&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=36&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=23&ms=NDQ5ODIzMzcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MjMxMDgzODc3S0&mt=1&rt=0

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