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This Week's Alert - March 21, 2014

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Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:15:52 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - March 21, 2014

* No Penalty for Relying on State Agency Advice; Bill Promotes Certainty for California Employers

* Job Creator Bill Will Discourage Frivolous Lawsuits

* Competing to Keep Film/TV Production Jobs

* Online Voting Determines Winners in CalChamber Off the Wall Photo Contest

* Labor Law Corner: Use Straight-Time Hours When Calculating Overtime Pay

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=19&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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No Penalty for Relying on State Agency Advice; Bill Promotes Certainty for California Employers

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting legislation to prevent employers from being punished for relying on written compliance advice from the state Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
 
Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=33&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Job Creator Bill Will Discourage Frivolous Lawsuits

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a job creator bill that will discourage bad faith litigation regarding alleged technical violations in an itemized wage statement that do not harm the employee.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Competing to Keep Film/TV Production Jobs

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that encourages film and television productions to locate or remain in California is scheduled to be considered by an Assembly policy committee on March 25.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=36&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Online Voting Determines Winners in CalChamber Off the Wall Photo Contest

The California Chamber of Commerce has announced the winning entries in its Off the Wall Photo Contest.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=38&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Use Straight-Time Hours When Calculating Overtime Pay

We’re having an argument about how overtime is calculated for hours worked over 40. Do you count the total hours, including daily overtime hours, or do you use only the straight-time hours? When we read Section 3 in the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) order, it sounds like we have to include the total hours when determining whether the employee has worked more than 40 hours.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&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. Its smart, comprehensive wizard asks a series of questions put together by CalChamber's employment law experts. It even identifies required policies. So you can decide what you want or need in your handbook.

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=10&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=12&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=4&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber News Network - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=25&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=23&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=30&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=13&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=32&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=21&ms=NDU0MTc0MTYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NDAyNjExNjIzS0&mt=1&rt=0

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