California-UK After Brexit: Prospects for Partnership
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


California-United Kingdom relations following the latter’s exit from the European Union will be the focus of an international virtual event hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 25 at 2 p.m. (Pacific). The special guest speaker will be Dr. Matt Beech, founding directo... .. read more..

WMC Disappointed Manufacturing Workers Excluded from Phase 1B Vaccinations
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
WMC (https://www.wmc.org)


  MADISON – On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers and Dept. of Health Services (DHS) Secretary Karen Timberlake announced that manufacturing workers would be excluded from Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, even though the federal Advisory Committee on … Continued The post WMC D... .. read more..

Webinar Recap: Common Labor Violations to Avoid
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


Last Friday, representatives from the California Labor Commissioner’s Office joined the CalChamber in a free live webinar to educate employers on common wage-and-hour violations and how to avoid them. The webinar is part of the Employer Outreach Series of live webinars with the Labor Commissioner... .. read more..

President Biden asks U.S. Department of Labor to clarify unemployment benefit...
Monday, January 25, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


During his first week in office, President Biden signed many executive orders aimed to address the coronavirus pandemic. Included in the orders is a request for the U.S. Department of Labor to clarify that workers have a “federally guaranteed right […] The post President Biden asks U.S. Dep... .. read more..

Wildfire Season
Monday, January 25, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


The wildfire season seems endless. It starts earlier in the year and ends later. Practically, it’s morphed into a year-round phenomenon. CALFIRE already lists 13 wildfire incidents and it is only January of the new year. So far, winter has provided little rainfall and some extremely high wind eve... .. read more..

Public Health Officials Lift Regional Stay at Home Order for All Regions
Monday, January 25, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


Conditions Improving Statewide, Allowing Most Counties to Return to Most Strict (Purple) Tier of Blueprint for a Safer Economy With Pandemic Far from Over, Californians Urged to Wear Masks, Limit Mixing, Get Vaccinated When Eligible Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)... .. read more..

Streamlined Work Sharing Program Offers Alternative to Layoffs
Monday, January 25, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


As California businesses continue to struggle to maintain their workforces during COVID-related closing and reopenings, employers should keep in mind California’s underutilized work share program, streamline by last year’s AB 1731 (Boerner Horvath; D-Encinitas). Work sharing is an unemployment in... .. read more..

Red Mile temporarily suspends historic horse racing operations in Lexington
Monday, January 25, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


The Red Mile in Lexington has temporarily suspended historical horse racing operations, according to a statement issued by the company Sunday. The suspension comes after the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in September of 2020 that certain historical horse racing machines […] The post Red Mile... .. read more..

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