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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.

Governor Vetoes 3 CalChamber Opposed Bills, Signs 8 Supported Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed 8 California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills and has vetoed three opposed bills. More than 20 CalChamber priority bills and one...

Registration Now Open for 2022 CalChamber HR Symposium

Registration is now open for CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium. Like last year, this year’s event will be held virtually, providing two half days of...

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California Consumer Privacy Act Will Apply to Employers in 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss the current state of...

Health Net: Expanding Access to Care

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...

CalChamber Member Blue Diamond Awarded $45 Million to Expand Climate Smart Orchard Programs

Blue Diamond Growers, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce, announced this week that it was awarded $45 million in funds provided by...

Strong Opposition Stops Last-Minute Job Killer, Onerous Requirements

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce a coalition of more than...

California’s Heat Wave: Cal/OSHA Inspections, Keeping Outdoor Workers Safe

As Californians across the state suffer from the current heat wave, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has notified employers in construction, agriculture, tree-trimming,...
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CalChamber Urges Governor to Sign Sustainable Aviation Fuel Incentive Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will incentivize sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production and utilization in California awaits action by the Governor. The proposal,...

Update on COVID Paid Sick Leave

AB 152 (Committee on Budget) COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave passed the Legislature on August 31 and awaits action by the Governor. The bill establishes the COVID-19...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills: 1 Stopped; 1 Goes to Governor

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of more...

Statewide Heatwave Prompts Call to Conserve Energy to Avert Power Outages

With triple-digit temperatures in much of California and the West, state officials are expecting high electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use, and are...

Job Killer Bill Stopped in Final Hours of Session; Bill to Re-License Diablo Canyon...

In the final hours of the legislative session, CalChamber advocates and a large coalition of allies were successful in stopping a last minute climate-related...
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CalChamber-Supported Manufacturing Tax Credit, Public Contracting Bills Head to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will expand manufacturing tax credits and another that will promote equity in public contracting passed the Legislature...

School’s Back in Session: Recap of Leaves Available to Working Parents

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts provide a...

Survey Shows Return to Office Trends and Employer Attitudes

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and Global Head of Occupier Thought Leadership at CBRE Group, Inc....

Fiscal Committee Recap: 2 Job Killers Amended, Many Harmful Bills Move On

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to secure amendments that removed some of the most onerous aspects of two job killer...

California Governor Releases Water Supply Strategy, Calls for Regulatory Modernization

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced a four-point strategy to increase California's water supplies and help the state adapt to the extreme weather patterns anticipated...

California Paid Family Leave Grants Available to Eligible Businesses

Eligible small businesses in California may now apply for grants up to $2,000 per employee utilizing California’s Paid Family Leave program (PFL). These grants, funded...

The Latest Issues Employers Are Asking About on the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...