CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2016

Latest Capitol News Report calls attention to challenges employers face in coming year The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2016 or earlier

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CalChamber Stops/Delays/Amends All But 2 Misguided Bills; Backs 1 Signed into Law

Increasing access to health care and prescription drugs was the main priority for state policymakers in 2015. While a number of measures that would have increased health care premiums or put additional strain on

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CalChamber Steers Helpful Bills into Law, Stops Costly Mandates, Secures Changes

The 2015 legislative year was very active in the labor and employment policy arena. Overall, the California Chamber of Commerce was very successful with bills that we supported, bills that we negotiated amendments to

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Capitol Report: CalChamber-Supported Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Concluded

The 12 economies of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) concluded their wide-ranging trade/investment negotiations on October 5. In the latest CalChamber Capitol Report, Susanne Stirling, CalChamber vice president of international affairs reiterates CalChamber support for

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Capitol Report: Job Killer Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses ​​

A recently amended job killer, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial and industrial property owners and increasing their property taxes by

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Capitol Report: U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Reauthorize CalChamber-Supported H.R. 26; CalChamber Urges Quick Action by Senate to Approve Terrorism Risk Insurance Act​​

Following strong support voiced by the California Chamber of Commerce, the US. House of Representatives yesterday reauthorized the “Terrorism Risk Insurance Act” (TRIA). The resolution, H.R. 26, now heads to the U.S. Senate for

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CalChamber Capitol News Report: Explains Two Significant New Employment Laws for 2015

Today’s CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights two important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2015: mandatory paid sick leave and subcontractor liability. In the video, CalChamber President and CEO Allan

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