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This Week's Alert - August 1, 2014

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Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:30:21 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - August 1, 2014

* Governor Leads Trade Mission to Mexico; CalChamber Organizes July 27–30 Trip

* 'Job Killer' Bills to Be Considered by Senate Appropriations Committee

* Groundwater Helps Agriculture Cope with Drought; Study Cites Need to Plan Use

* Labor Law Corner: How to Handle Employee Refusal to Take Lunch at Assigned Time

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=19&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Governor Leads Trade Mission to Mexico; CalChamber Organizes July 27–30 Trip

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. returned this week from a successful four-day mission to Mexico, organized by the California Chamber of Commerce with the help of the California Foundation for Commerce and Education.
 
Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=36&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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'Job Killer' Bills to Be Considered by Senate Appropriations Committee

The Senate fiscal committee is scheduled to consider a number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed "job killer" bills when legislators return to Sacramento on Monday.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=35&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Groundwater Helps Agriculture Cope with Drought; Study Cites Need to Plan Use

Pumping groundwater is helping California agriculture cope with the third driest year on record, but without planning, that water source could become overdrawn, according to a drought impact study from the University of California, Davis.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=27&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: How to Handle Employee Refusal to Take Lunch at Assigned Time

I have scheduled staggered lunch breaks for all my employees, but one employee refuses to go to lunch at her assigned time because she says she's not hungry that early and would rather take her lunch later in the day. She says as long as she starts her lunch before the fifth hour of the workday she is being legally compliant and I can't force her to go earlier. What can I do?

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=13&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber Presents: Leaves of Absence: Making Sense of It All

One-Day Seminar at CalChamber in Downtown Sacramento
Thursday, October 9
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Managing leaves of absence is confusing, especially since California has some very unique leave laws. To avoid costly litigation, it's essential to understand various types of leaves and any state and federal legal requirements that apply to them.

CalChamber's employment law experts will cover the most common and more difficult-to-resolve issues related to leaves of absence when you join them at our upcoming seminar in Sacramento.

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=14&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=9&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=4&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber News Network - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=25&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=26&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=32&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=10&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=22&ms=NDY2MDM1NzYS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTAwMDk2NDU1S0&mt=1&rt=0

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