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The Workplace: a Podcast by CalChamber

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Expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees: employment laws, legislative proposals, national/state politics. Commentary on the podcast should not be considered as legal advice.

Expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees: employment laws, legislative proposals, national/state politics. Commentary on the podcast should not be considered as legal advice.

Location:

United States

Description:

Expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees: employment laws, legislative proposals, national/state politics. Commentary on the podcast should not be considered as legal advice.

Language:

English

Contact:

8889178793


Episodes

Episode 108: Bills Offer Business Economic Relief

2/22/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber Policy Advocate Preston Young discuss three CalChamber-supported bills moving through the legislature that will provide economic relief to small businesses: SB 87, AB 83 and AB 80.

Duration:00:09:13

Episode 107: California Labor Law Predictions

2/19/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Legislative Advocate Chris Micheli of Aprea & Micheli discuss what employment law changes employers can expect to occur this year at the state level.

Duration:00:15:34

Episode 106: Federal Labor Law Changes to Expect

2/12/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Legislative Advocate Chris Micheli of Aprea & Micheli discuss what federal employment law changes employers can expect to occur this year.

Duration:00:11:23

Episode 105: New Role for HR: Mandatory Reporter

2/8/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad remind employers about meeting California’s harassment prevention training mandate and discuss AB 1963, a new mandatory reporting requirement that applies to employers who employ minors and have five or more employees.

Duration:00:07:42

Episode 104: Most Popular Questions From HR Seminar

1/27/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Bianca Saad and Matthew Roberts discuss the most frequently asked questions from the 2021 CalChamber Employment Laws Update seminars, which cover the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, face coverings for COVID-19 prevention, COVID-19 prevention plans, COVID-19 testing , and a new California payday reporting obligation. This podcast was recorded on...

Duration:00:18:15

Episode 103: COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Be Required?

1/19/2021
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers need to consider before mandating that their employees get the COVID-19 vaccine. This podcast was recorded on January 12. Listeners should be aware that given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, information shared on this podcast episode may change at any time.

Duration:00:15:16

Episode 102: Performance Reviews in a COVID-19 Year

12/21/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created many hardships for employers and employees this year, and in this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how annual performance reviews can elevate company morale and enhance the relationship between employers and employees.

Duration:00:11:21

Episode 101: 3 New Labor Laws Employers Should Know

12/16/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad to highlight three important new labor laws passed this fall: SB 1159, AB 1867, and SB 1383.

Duration:00:16:22

Episode 100: COVID-19: When Workers Test Positive

12/3/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad and Matthew Roberts to discuss recent regulations that address how employers should respond if an employee tests positive for COVID-19.

Duration:00:13:13

Episode 99: Returning Remote Workers to the Office

11/30/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the challenges some employers are facing as they ask remote workers to report back to the office, and provide takeaways for dealing with employees who refuse to return to the workplace.

Duration:00:13:50

Episode 98: What Prop. 22 Means for Employers

11/24/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the passage of Proposition 22, which classifies app-based drivers as independent contractors, and what that means for California employers.

Duration:00:10:52

Episode 97: Keeping Up with COVID-19 Guidelines

11/18/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss best practices for keeping up with COVID-19 guidelines. This podcast was recorded on November 9, before Governor Gavin Newsom moved most California counties to the purple tier on Nov. 16. Listeners should be aware that given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, information shared on this podcast episode may change at any...

Duration:00:14:28

Episode 96: COVID-19: Reasonable Accommodations

11/16/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated reasonable accommodation requests and what employers should consider when they begin the interactive process with employees.

Duration:00:16:27

Episode 95: New Guidance on COVID-19 Notices Law

10/26/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the October 16 guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on AB 685, California’s new COVID-19 workplace exposure reporting law.

Duration:00:09:26

Episode 94: Emergency COVID-19 Rules Coming Soon

10/21/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the upcoming California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Board vote in November on pending emergency COVID-19 regulations and why the five-day public notice period given by the agency is problematic for employers.

Duration:00:08:45

Episode 93: When Employees Talk Politics at Work

10/19/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers can navigate the election season and ways to handle political discussions in the workplace.

Duration:00:14:29

Episode 92: COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

10/14/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s new COVID-19 workplace exposure reporting law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2021.

Duration:00:16:53

Episode 91: COVID-19: Moving Between Tiers

10/8/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss California’s COVID-19 Tier Framework and what employers should keep in mind as counties transition into and out of tiers.

Duration:00:17:54

Episode 90: New Law Creates Supplemental Sick Leave

9/25/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB 1867, which establishes COVID-19-related supplemental paid sick leave for some employees and took effect on September 19, 2020.

Duration:00:13:23

Episode 89: New Law Expands CFRA to Small Business

9/21/2020
In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers should prepare for the newly signed family and medical leave law (SB 1383) that expands the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and takes effect on January 1, 2021.

Duration:00:12:45