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    Friday, September 21, 2018
    A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill related to food and consumer product packaging was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. CalChamber supports AB 2632 (Santiago; D-Los Angeles) because it protects consumer product and food manufacturers from lawsuits by clarifying package labeling requirements regarding the amount of product and packaging. Specifically, AB 2632 would ensure that ...read more
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    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Marshall B. Ketchum University recognized North Orange County Chamber with their V Award.  The University’s V Award, the highest honor given by University, recognized the Chamber’s community leadership.  Board Chair, Javier Solis, accepted the award.  Like Ketchum University, North Orange County has been growing, expanding programming and embracing an ever-changing marketplace,” explained Solis.  ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition seeking technical changes to state regulations proposed to implement two laws that went into effect on January 1— the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law. Both laws amend the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Regulating Criminal History Checks California’s new ban-the-box law prohibits employers with ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Gov. Jerry Brown today signed the nation’s first state law barring dine-in restaurants from giving customers plastic straws unless they are requested, part of an international campaign by environmentalists to reduce plastic pollution in oceans, rivers and drinking water.The new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, exempts fast-food restaurants.Read the latest
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    Friday, September 14, 2018
    The effort to develop a proposal supporting the ability of workers to work independently will continue through the legislative recess. As many employers know, the California Supreme Court outlined a new test in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, No. S222732 (April 30, 2018) to determine whether a worker must be classified as an employee, rather than as an independent contractor, and ...read more
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