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The California Chamber of Commerce is the largest, broad-based business advocate to government in California, working at the state and federal levels to influence government actions affecting all California business. As a not-for-profit, we leverage our front-line knowledge of laws and regulations to provide affordable and easy-to-use compliance products and services.

State Holding Employment Status Seminars Statewide

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has scheduled free seminars throughout the state on AB 5 and the ABC test for classifying workers. AB 5...

CalChamber Alert – January 10, 2020

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HR Experts Recap New State Lactation Accommodation Rules

California's new lactation accommodation law, effective Jan. 1, 2020, affects a broad spectrum of California employers. In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber...

California Economy Remains Strong; Finance Director Outlines Investment Objectives in Governor’s Budget

California is now into the 11th year of the U.S. economic recovery and all of the state’s economic vitals continue to be strong, state...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

Finance Director to Cover Details of California Budget Proposal at CalChamber Luncheon

California Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler is scheduled to explain details of the Governor's budget proposal for 2020-2021 at a California Chamber of Commerce...

What to Do When Your HR Recommendations Are Ignored, Dismissed

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies...

Court to Consider Permanent Injunction on Arbitration Law; Prop. 65 Acrylamide Lawsuit Pending

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller is expected to hear arguments on whether to permanently stop a new California law banning arbitration agreements...

Sign Up Now: Employment Law Seminars Provide Expert Analysis, Clear Explanations of New Laws,...

Of the 1,042 bills that reached Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk this past fall, 870 were signed into law — many of which affect workplace...

AB 51 Litigation Update: Court Grants CalChamber’s Request for Temporary Restraining Order

A federal judge on Monday issued a temporary restraining order to prevent AB 51 from going into effect on January 1. A hearing for...

The New California Labor Laws You Need to Know for January 1, 2020

Some of the bills signed into law this year made significant changes to California employment law, while others made small, but important changes of...

U.S., State Economies Show Steady Growth; Political Rhetoric Disconnected from Reality

The Great Un-Recession When we look back at 2019 there will be plenty of negative memories—from the theatrics that have dominated national politics to the...

How Festive Is Too Festive? Tone from the Top Is Key to Avoiding Trouble

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and many companies are deciding to join in the festivities by hosting a holiday party. Although...

CalChamber Welcomes New Privacy and Technology Advocate to Policy Team

Shoeb Mohammed has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate specializing in privacy and cybersecurity; Fair Political Practices Commission; technology; and...
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CalChamber Board Votes to Support School Infrastructure Bond, Oppose Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...

Exports of California-Made Products Up, Re-Exports Fall by 20%

Exports of goods produced by California manufacturers and farmers increased by 3.6% compared to the same period last year, according to the latest international...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Files Legal Challenge to Incoming Law Banning Arbitration Agreements Made as Condition...

On Friday, a coalition of businesses led by the California Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit to stop a new California law that precludes...
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CalChamber Elects 2020 Board Officers

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced the election of its new board officers, including Mark Jansen as 2020 chair of the CalChamber Board...

Employee Handbook Helps Employers Tackle Tough HR Issues During Busy Holiday Season

December is here, and not only is the holiday season in full swing, it is the peak of the flu season as well. It's...