Here’s What’s Ahead for California Businesses in 2022

Legislators may work on paid leave policies, employee data protections, farmworker elections, and more. There are ballot measure proposals that could impact businesses, and business groups will raise the issue of California’s unemployment insurance fund debt.

Jan 5, 2022 Grace Gedye, CalMatters

Why Does California Have the Highest Jobless Rate in the Country?

California has the highest unemployment rate in the country. Several factors are contributing, including the state’s slow-to-rebound leisure and hospitality sectors. But the state has a lot of job openings, and high quit rates suggest workers are optimistic they can find better positions.

Dec 16, 2021 Grace Gedye, CalMatters