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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

New Laws California Employers Will Need to Follow in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman review several new laws that...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Creates New Small Business Policy Center

The California Chamber of Commerce has created a new center that will focus on mobilizing the power of small businesses in grassroots advocacy at...

Sutter Health: Working to Help Californians Access Health Care

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

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera Keynotes Riverside Chamber Event

Last week, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera headlined Good Morning Riverside, a monthly program of the Greater Riverside Chambers of...
Seal of the governor of the State of California

Governor Heads to China to Advance Climate Action, Promote Economic Development

Governor Gavin Newsom will begin his weeklong trip to China on Monday where he will travel throughout the country and meet key national, subnational...
Shop Owners

Help Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce

Today is National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day, and even if you’re not a member of a local chamber, today is a...

California to Receive More than $1 Billion to Produce Hydrogen

California will receive up to $1.2 billion from the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of clean renewable hydrogen, critical...
California Capitol

CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop 3 Job Killers, Other Harmful Proposals

Governor Gavin Newsom laid down his lawmaking pen Friday night after signing 890 new laws into effect, and vetoing another 156, including three California...

Governor Signs Job Killer Bill That Undermines Arbitration

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 365 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration agreements and...
Support

Governor Signs 9 CalChamber-Supported Bills

In the last two weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed 9 California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills into law. The bills address a wide range of...

Webinar to Explain California’s New Workplace Violence Standards

A CalChamber webinar on November 2 will discuss what employers should know about California’s new workplace violence standard. This year, California passed SB 553 (Cortese;...
California State Capitol Dome

2 More Job Killers Among Governor’s Vetoes

Governor Gavin Newsom last night took action on several labor and workplace-related California Chamber of Commerce priority bills, vetoing two job killer bills and...
The Workplace Podcast

Podcast Examines AI’s Workplace Opportunities, Challenges

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts, and Peter Bittner, award-winning multimedia journalist and artificial intelligence (AI) consultant,...

Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Expansion Job Killer Bill

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will impose significant costs on all California businesses by increasing...
California Works

Golden State Water Company: Investing in California Communities and Our Future

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

Governor Vetoes SB 799

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed SB 799, one of the California Chamber of Commerce's hardest fought job killer bills, over the weekend. The proposal would...

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein Remembered as Consequential Leader, Champion for California

Editor's note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Dianne Feinstein's age as 80 years old. Feinstein was 90 at the time of...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Bill Creating Costly New Protected Class of Employees

The California Chamber of Commerce has asked the Governor to veto a job killer bill that will be especially costly for small businesses to...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Bill That Undermines Arbitration

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Governor to veto SB 365, a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto Job Killer Bill Imposing Onerous Return to Work Mandate

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that removes business’ flexibility and autonomy over hiring is awaiting action by the Governor. The CalChamber is...