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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.

Emergency COVID-19 Rules Coming Soon

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...

Register Today for HR Symposium: Nov. 5 Virtual Event to Cover COVID-19 Issues,...

The deadline to register for this year's California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium is less than two weeks away. October 29 is the last...

When Employees Talk Politics at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how...

Highly Diversified, Shared Connections Form Network for Growing Trade Relations

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen, consul general, Consulate General of Belgium in...

Visit California Offers Travel Code for Responsible/Respectful Travelers

As some Californians choose to venture cautiously outside amid closures and restrictions due to COVID-19, travel patterns have shifted and highlight the need for...

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s...

16 CalChamber Members Rank Among Top Corporate Solar Energy Users

Sixteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were among the top 25 corporate users of solar energy in the country, according to a new...

COVID-19: Moving Between Tiers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss California’s...

Free Resiliency Webinars to Give Businesses Tools to Prepare for Disasters

A new pilot webinar designed to help businesses prepare for and mitigate impacts from disasters—such as wildfires, power shut-offs and COVID-19—kicks off tomorrow, October...

California’s Export Trade Resurgent in Latest Numbers

Below are excerpts from Beacon Economics’ monthly California Trade Report, which analyzes data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division and pinpoints...
Blueprint for a Safer Economy

New COVID-19 County Health Equity Requirement Begins Tomorrow

In an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission across all of California’s communities, starting tomorrow, October 6, 2020, the more populous counties will need to...

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for...

Governor Vetoes ‘Right to Recall’ Job Killer Bill and Tax Disclosure Bill, Signs Pay...

In the final hours of yesterday's deadline to act on legislation,  Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that...

CalChamber Takes Position on Prop. 16, Prop. 23

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has taken the following positions on two upcoming ballot measures: SUPPORT: Proposition 16 Placed on the November 3,...

2020 HR Symposium to Cover COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event—live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of live presentations...

New Law Creates Supplemental Sick Leave

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB...

California Aims to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday issued an executive order that directs the state to require that all new cars and passenger trucks sold within California...

New Law Expands CFRA to Small Business

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how...

Ads Highlight Problems with Prop. 15 Split Roll

With just weeks remaining before the November 3 general election, the broad-based campaign opposing Proposition 15 is highlighting reasons to vote against the split...

To ‘V’ or Not to ‘V,’ That is the Question…

The COVID-19 induced recession of 2020 began with the ferocity of an unexpected tsunami smashing onto the shore—one month the economy was fine, the...