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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.
The Workplace Podcast

Key 2024 Court Cases Affecting Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Employment Law Subject Matter Expert Vanessa Greene discuss three recent...

Public-Private Partnership Makes Difference in Launch of EV Truck Charging Depot

A new electric vehicle (EV) truck charging depot launched in May in Los Angeles is the product of an innovative public-private partnership between Prologis,...

Trade Update – May 28, 2024

Legislature Approves Sen. Dodd’s Ukraine Sister-State Measure, The Nairobi-Washington Vision, Celebrating World Trade Week – and U.S. Agriculture’s Trade Successes, Mexico faces triple threats of drought, water shortages and deadly heat wave
California State Capitol Dome

Job Killer Bills Miss Key Deadline, 1 Job Killer Amended Down

Three of the five remaining California Chamber of Commerce Job Killer bills missed Friday’s deadline to pass the house in which they were introduced. Although...
The Workplace Podcast

Ellen Savage Reflects on 30-Year Career as Labor Law Expert

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts interviews former CalChamber employment law expert Ellen Savage to revisit memorable...
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The Workplace Podcast

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the newest developments in...

Trade Update – May 21, 2024

Tourism Spending in California Reaches Record High, National Travel and Tourism Week, Trade Representative Katherine Tai to Take Further Action on China Tariffs After Releasing Statutory Four-Year Review, Trade data reveal changing patterns in electric vehicles market

Three Job Killer Bills Stopped in Fiscal Committees; AB 2374 Removed From Job Killer...

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills failed to pass out of their fiscal committees yesterday and are dead for the year. Also...
CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera

CalChamber Capitol Summit Highlights Small Business Issues

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera opens the Capitol Summit on May 8 by calling attention to the important role of local chambers of...

Tourism Spending in California Reaches Record High

Travel spending in California reached a new record in 2023 as visitors from around the world flocked to the Golden State. According to a new...

Trade Update – May 14, 2024

World Trade Month Underscores Link Between Economic Growth, Global Trade, 2024 International Trade Forum: Speakers Highlight US-Taiwan Ties, Federal Trade Initiatives, US Economy, California Consular Corps & International Partners Reception, District Export Council Meetings
California Capitol

CalChamber Priority Bills Face Fiscal Deadline Friday

A number of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills await key action in the Legislature this week, with Friday marking the deadline for fiscal...
Governor Gavin Newsom sits down with CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera.

Governor Newsom at Sacramento Host Breakfast: Outlines California’s Priorities, Urges More Housing Construction

California Governor Gavin Newsom outlined some of his priorities in addressing the state’s biggest challenges at the 98th annual Sacramento Host Breakfast yesterday. The annual...

CalChamber Raises Concerns with Anti-Business Legislation; Proposals Stall for the Year

Five California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills have missed key deadlines and are dead for the year. In addition, a bill that the CalChamber had...
2024 Job Killers List

CalChamber Tags SB 1327 as a Job Killer

Today, the California Chamber of Commerce added SB 1327 (Glazer; D-Contra Costa) to its 2024 Job Killer List. SB 1327 implements a discriminatory 7.25% tax...

California Honors Small Businesses This May

May is Small Business Month, a time to recognize the tremendous contributions of our small businesses. CalChamber Small Business Advocacy In October 2023, the California Chamber...

Trade Update – April 30, 2024

CalChamber-Hosted Luncheon Highlights Friendship, Connections with Canada, Guest Commentary: Securing North American Prosperity, WTO forecasts rebound in global trade but warns of downside risks, California Remains the World’s 5th Largest Economy, Norway & California Sign Agreements to Further Climate Collaboration

Job Killer Update: 1 Bill Stopped, 1 Bill Stalled

A job killer bill that effectively prohibited consideration of conviction history in employment has been stopped this year after missing a key deadline on...
The Workplace Podcast

Answering Questions on Displays of Affection, Pronoun Use, Free Speech and More

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment General Counsel Bianca Saad, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Employment...