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This Week's Alert - February 27, 2015

From: domainremoved <CalChamber>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:14:08 +0000

             
This Week's Alert - February 27, 2015

* CalChamber, Coalition Aim to Fix Aging Water System

* CalChamber Urges State High Court to Review Independent Contractor Test

* Commentary: Top-Two Primary Reform Promising

* Labor Law Corner: Correcting Underpayment in Paychecks ASAP May Limit Penalties

Entire Newsletter: More Articles (PDF) - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=17&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber, Coalition Aim to Fix Aging Water System

The California Chamber of Commerce and a new coalition are working to promote the Governor’s proposed fix to the state’s aging water distribution system.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=31&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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CalChamber Urges State High Court to Review Independent Contractor Test

The California Chamber of Commerce has filed a letter brief with the California Supreme Court urging it to review and decide what test should be applied in class action lawsuits alleging that wage-and-hour violations occurred because workers were improperly classified as independent contractors.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=30&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Commentary: Top-Two Primary Reform Promising

The recent Institute of Governmental Studies post-election seminar in which I was a panelist produced a few news stories and a mountain of academic papers about the recent electoral reforms enacted by voters—open primary, redistricting reform and term limits.

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=7&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Labor Law Corner: Correcting Underpayment in Paychecks ASAP May Limit Penalties

Due to an error with our payroll system, one of our employees was accidentally underpaid on the last payday. How can we correct this? Is it acceptable to wait to pay her the amount she is owed on the next paycheck in two weeks?

Read the full story - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=26&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Simplify your training requirement and reward supervisors with free coffee.

California requires companies with 50 or more employees to provide two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all supervisors within six months of hire or promotion, and every two years thereafter.

New for 2015: Based on legislation effective 1/1/15, CalChamber's online courses for California supervisors and employees educate individual learners about preventing abusive conduct in the workplace (such as bullying), in addition to harassment protections for unpaid interns and volunteers.

See PDF for special offer - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=34&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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Save the Date: May 27-28
Legislative Briefing & Host Breakfast

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Additional Links:

CalChamber Return on Investment - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=11&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Major Victories - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Videos - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=23&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=24&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Advocacy - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=22&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Store http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=27&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

HRCalifornia http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=1&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

CalChamber Votes http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=12&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

Alert Archives http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=29&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

Calendar of Events - http://links.email.calchamber.com/ctt?kn=20&ms=NDgxMTkzNTES1&r=NDc4MzYyMjQ3MzES1&b=2&j=NjIzMzk3MzcyS0&mt=1&rt=0

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