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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.
Rex S. Hime

In Memoriam: Rex S. Hime, Former President/CEO, California Business Properties Association

The California Chamber of Commerce joins the business community, friends and family in mourning the loss of Rex S. Hime, who served as president...
Nick Ortiz

Nick Ortiz to Head CalChamber Local Chamber Relations

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Western Association of Conference Executives (W.A.C.E.) announced yesterday that Nick Ortiz, president and CEO of the Greater...
Allan Zaremberg

Allan Zaremberg, Former CalChamber President and CEO, Passes Away; Tributes Pour in from California...

Allan Zaremberg, CalChamber President and CEO from 1998–2021, passed away on February 4 after dealing with a series of recent health challenges. Zaremberg served in...
CalChamber Alert

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Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis

Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis Helps Unveil [H2] Innovation Experience

On Monday, January 30, 2023, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) CEO Scott Drury and Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis unveiled and officially powered on the  Innovation Experience (IE) — North America's first-of its...
The Workplace Podcast

Untangling Confusion, Misconceptions on California’s Pay Scale Disclosure Requirements

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman to discuss the...

In Memoriam: Jeremy Merz, Former CalChamber Policy Advocate

Jeremy Merz, former policy advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, passed away on January 24 at the age of 42. “Jeremy was a force...
Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Course

CalChamber Launches Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Course

In today's workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74 percent of U.S. workers say corporate investment in...

Governor Announces Emergency Tax Relief for Businesses Impacted by Storms

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced that business owners and taxpayers impacted by California’s winter storms are now eligible for emergency tax relief from late...
The Workplace Podcast

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

The Workplace Podcast: Compliance During Emergency Conditions In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor...

CalChamber to Host MCLE Course on PAGA Landscape

On January 31, 2023, at 10 a.m., a virtual MCLE course hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Stop Small Business...

Kern Energy: A ‘Small but Mighty’ Powerhouse of Innovation

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...
The Workplace Podcast

Compliance Tips for 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber’s vice president of employment law, Bianca Saad, discuss the...
Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis

Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis Redesignated as the Governor’s Top Trade Representative

On Friday, December 30, Governor Gavin Newsom redesignated Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis as his top representative to advance California’s economic interests abroad.  Lieutenant Governor...

The Wonderful Company Announces $1 Million+ in Community Grants to Central Valley Nonprofits, Schools

SchoSchooThe Wonderful Company, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce, has announced that 31 nonprofit organizations in California's Central Valley will receive in...
The Workplace Podcast

Succession Planning Helps Businesses Prepare for Long-Term Survival

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts is joined by best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon to...

Local Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2023

Many California cities will ring in 2023 by increasing their local minimum wage rates. Employers should confirm what cities their employees work in to...
Nicole Wasylkiw

CalChamber Names New Corporate Counsel

Nicole Wasylkiw has joined the California Chamber of Commerce executive team to provide legal advice and guidance on all legal and nonemployment matters affecting...
2023 Required Notices

Eight Employment Notices Have Updates for January 1, 2023

In California, every business is required to post not only the Wage Order(s) that apply to its operation and the Minimum Wage Order where...
Sick Employee at Desk

Colds, Flus, RSV: What Can California Employers Do?

After COVID-19 dominated our lives for the last few years, other highly contagious respiratory illnesses — like colds, flus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...