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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.

Free Resources Available to Help Raise Awareness on Importance of COVID-19 Vaccines

California is urging business and community partners to help raise awareness on COVID-19 vaccines and inform others on how they can get vaccinated. Vaccines...

Water Supply and Drought Are Now Californians’ Top Environmental Concern

When asked to name the most important environmental issue facing the state today, Californians are most likely to mention water supply and drought—a shift...

Prop. 65 Virtual Conference to Explore Warning Rules, Acrylamide

Proposition 65 warning rules, acrylamide in food, and small business compliance challenges are among the topics to be discussed at the virtual Prop. 65...

CalChamber Fights Added Burdens on Hotel Industry

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that creates additional burdens and costs on the lodging industry, which was disproportionately impacted by the state shutdowns...

CalChamber, Allies Help Stop Anti-Business Legislation

This legislative session, the California Chamber of Commerce identified more than 130 bills that would have increased costs or imposed regulatory burdens on California...

Alert – July 23, 2021

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Key Labor Law Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Chris Micheli,...

Court Rules on Meal Period Premium Pay

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and legislative advocates...

Travel Industry Poised to Boost California’s Recovery

Summer is traditionally the most popular time for travel in California and with vaccination counts climbing and restrictions being lifted, 2021’s summer travel season...

Regional Collaboration Key to Keeping Power Flowing Amid Drought, Heat Waves

In May, when the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) issued its annual Summer Assessment of the state’s electrical grid, I used the term “guarded...

Adopting Alternative Work Schedules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss alternative...

Have You Registered with CalSavers Yet?

Eligible California employers with at least five employees may now register for the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program (CalSavers), and must do so by June...

Almonds Swept California Farms. Then the Water Ran Out.

This article was written by Jesse Newman and first appeared in The Wall Street Journal. As another severe drought takes its toll in California, some farmers...

Supply Chain Disruptions, Labor Shortage Slow Economic Recovery

By now, Americans are used to hearing about some type of shortage. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic it was toilet paper...

Legislative Action Can Avert Tax Hike on State Employers

Like the rest of California society, employers are cautiously hopeful the worst of the pandemic has passed. The wreckage of human life, family health,...

Telework, Contractors & Workers’ Comp

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and attorney John Parente discuss the impacts of...

New COVID-19 Workplace Rules Explained

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law experts Robert Moutrie and Matthew...

Travel Locally to Help State Recovery

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva and Visit California President and...

California Drops Workplace Mask Rule for Vaccinated Workers

California regulators on Thursday approved revised workplace pandemic rules that allow employees who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus the same freedoms as when...

California Tourism Update on June 28 to Detail Stimulus Spending Plan

On the heels of California’s June 15 reopening, Visit California will convene an industrywide Zoom call on Monday, June 28 at 2 p.m. (Pacific...