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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.

COVID-19 Workforce Reduction Guidance

Even more unpredictable than a recession, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced business owners to take a hard look at their viability and make very...

COVID-19 Business Loans Explained – Podcast

Starting today, qualifying small businesses may apply for the federal loans offered through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. In this...

CalChamber Alert – April 3, 2020

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Federal COVID-19 Leaves: Key Points

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert James Ward discuss key points and guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on the Families First Coronavirus Reponse Act (FCCRA), which takes effect today, April 1.

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Help Small Business During Crisis

Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will provide some relief for small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.  The Governor's executive order ...

The CARES Act Explained

With more than half of the country under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government on Friday passed an historic $2.2...

COVID-19: What Employers Are Asking

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

COVID-19 Federal Paid Leaves Explained

*Editor’s Note: The Department of Labor on March 24 advanced the effective date of the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Paid...

Legislative Analyst Takes First Look at Coronavirus Impact on State Budget

Economic uncertainty due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will create logistical and financial challenges for the state budget, the state Legislative Analyst commented this...

Governor Issues Order to Help Meet Deliveries, Suspends Some Layoff Notice Requirements

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed an executive order to ease restrictions on commercial drivers supporting emergency relief efforts, and suspend certain existing laws for...

COVID-19: Preparing for Remote Work

Much has happened over the weekend on a national scale and for California, there is rising concern among business owners and employers due to...

California Legislature Suspends Session in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

The California Legislature voted to suspend its 2020 session for nearly a month in response to the coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of...

Governor Issues New Restrictions, Resources to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak, Protect Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom issued new restrictions yesterday, calling on everyone over the age of 65 and those with chronic health conditions to isolate at...

Chief Justice Calls for Homelessness Study

In her State of the Judiciary address this week, California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye described how the judicial branch remains accountable, champions the needs...

CalChamber Compiles Coronavirus Resources on Web Page

This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order directing residents to follow public health directives and guidance, including canceling large nonessential gatherings...
COVID-19: Top Resources for Employers

COVID-19: Top Resources for Employers

There is a lot of information out there, so on today’s episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank breaks down exactly what employers need to know.

Coronavirus: An Economic Look – The Workplace Podcast

Coronavirus continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice...
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CalChamber Board Votes to Support Crime Reduction Measure; Oppose Rent Control, Medical Damage Cap...

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors last Friday voted to support a ballot measure that would reduce crime, and oppose two measures,...

132a Workers’ Comp Pitfalls to Avoid

Employees who get injured at work, whether due to an accident or an illness, can file a workers’ compensation claim. What employers may not...

California’s Newsom Calls for Ongoing Funds to Ease Homelessnesss

Governor Gavin Newsom largely devoted his State of the State address to the crisis that’s left California with the most homeless people in the...