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This Week's Alert - February 7, 2014

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Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:02:17 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - February 7, 2014

* CalChamber Urges Action on Immigration Reform

* Senate Passes Bill Limiting Fraud Protection Efforts

* 2014 Issues Guide Available on Website

* Guest Commentary: Demise of Car Tax Initiative Leaves Transportation Finance Unresolved

* Labor Law Corner: Exempt Employee’s Part-Day Absence: OK to Deduct Less than 4 Hours

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=20&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber Urges Action on Immigration Reform

Prospects for immigration reform brightened last week when the House Republican conference released its standards for reform on January 28, then dimmed this week, according to news reports that some Republicans were advocating waiting until next year.
 
Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=36&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Senate Passes Bill Limiting Fraud Protection Efforts

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that reduces and stifles innovation, making it more difficult to purchase digital goods and services online, leading to endless litigation, and hampering efforts to reduce fraud and identity theft, passed the Senate last week.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=37&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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2014 Issues Guide Available on Website

The California Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Issues and Legislative Guide is available now at http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=33&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0.

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​Guest Commentary: Demise of Car Tax Initiative Leaves Transportation Finance Unresolved

News last week that proponents have dropped their initiative to increase the car tax for transportation projects was unsurprising, but only leads to the larger question of how to meet legitimate new needs for roads, highways and other transportation works.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=7&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Exempt Employee’s Part-Day Absence: OK to Deduct Less than 4 Hours
Is a deduction from an exempt employee’s vacation bank for a partial day’s absence limited to increments of four or more hours?

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&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=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=13&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=4&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber News Network - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=25&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=26&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=32&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=14&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=35&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=22&ms=NDUwNDM0NTcS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=MzgwODc3MTk4S0&mt=1&rt=0

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