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This Week's Alert - October 24, 2014

From: domainremoved <CalChamber>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:30:38 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - October 24, 2014

* More Employer Liability When Contracting for Labor

* California Newspapers Endorse Propositions 1, 2

* Guest Commentary: Next Steps for Climate Change Law in State

* Labor Law Corner: Reasons to Run Consumer Background Check After Making Job Offer

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=21&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

Read Alert on the Go. Download the App at http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=37&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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More Employer Liability When Contracting for Labor

AB 1897 is a sweeping new law that will increase liability on employers who contract for labor. The purpose of the law, which goes into effect January 1, 2015, is to hold companies accountable for wage-and-hour violations when using staffing agencies or other labor contractors to supply workers.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=36&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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California Newspapers Endorse Propositions 1, 2

With the General Election just around the corner, newspapers up and down the state have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber of Commerce-supported Propositions 1 and 2.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=35&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Guest Commentary: Next Steps for Climate Change Law in State

When Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. spoke to the United Nations Climate Summit last month, he made a strong pitch for state and local government activism to fight climate change. The Governor also promised to set an ambitious goal for carbon reduction for 2030 that “will also require heightened political will.”

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=40&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Reasons to Run Consumer Background Check After Making Job Offer

Can we run a consumer background check on an applicant before making a job offer? We would like to screen out applicants before making a job offer.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=17&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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Next Alert: November 7

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CalChamber Presents: CalChamber Keeps You Posted-Mandatory Updates in 2015

Your business could incur significant fines for not posting the most current California and federal employment notices. In 2015, we know of mandatory changes to the DFEH Discrimination and Harassment notice, plus a required posting for California’s new paid sick leave law.

 http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=9&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber 2014 Fall Public Affairs Conference

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=13&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=6&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Videos - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=27&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=26&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=14&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDcyNjIzMzAS1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NTQzMTQ1Mjk0S0&mt=1&rt=0

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