CalChamber

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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.

Reminder: Employers Required to E-File Paperwork with Employment Development Department

With the compliance date rapidly approaching, the California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers that beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more...

Employers: Correctly Classify Employees and Independent Contractors

Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor can expose employers to significant legal liability. Class action lawsuits in this area continue to rise, and independent...

Six CalChamber Members Creating Jobs with Help from Tax Credit

Six California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been selected by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) as recipients for the California...

CalChamber Member E. & J. Gallo Winery Receives Recognition for Employee Culture

California Chamber of Commerce member E. & J. Gallo Winery was recently recognized by Glassdoor for its “awesome company culture.” Glassdoor, a jobs and recruiting...
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Voters Agree with CalChamber: Support Education, Health Care, and Legislative Reforms; Prop. 53 Trailing

California voters agreed with California Chamber of Commerce positions, passing CalChamber-supported Propositions 51, 52, 54 and 58, and rejecting Proposition 61. CalChamber-opposed Proposition 53...

CalChamber Urges Members to Vote Today

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to vote in today’s General Election. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8...

Newspapers Statewide Oppose Proposition 61

As the General Election quickly approaches, newspapers statewide have editorialized against California Chamber of Commerce-opposed Proposition 61. Proposition 61 prohibits the state from buying any...

Proposition 58: Newspapers Statewide Lend their Support

California Chamber of Commerce-supported Proposition 58 has newspapers across the state publishing editorials urging a “yes” vote on the measure. Proposition 58 amends and repeals...

CalChamber, Several Statewide Newspapers Oppose Proposition 55

Several newspapers have joined the California Chamber of Commerce in recommending a “no” vote on a ballot initiative that would extend Proposition 30 income...

Newspapers Statewide Endorse Proposition 54

With the November 8 General Election looming, newspapers statewide have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber of Commerce-supported Proposition 54. Proposition 54...

Numerous California Newspapers Endorse Proposition 52

With just a week until the General Election, newspapers up and down the state have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber...

CalChamber Backs Prop 51; Recommends Businesses Support Education Facilities Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to support Proposition 51, the Kindergarten through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of...

Governor Brown, Most California Newspapers Oppose Proposition 53

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and newspapers statewide are recommending that voters reject California Chamber of Commerce-opposed Proposition 53, which requires a statewide election...

CalChamber Issues Vote Record on Major Business Bills 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce has released a report of California legislators’ floor votes for the second year of the 2015-16 legislative session, focusing...

CalChamber Offers Employers Guidelines for Political Communications to Employees

A brochure available online from the California Chamber of Commerce offers employers a concise overview of the do’s and don’ts of communicating with employees...

12 CalChamber Members Make San Diego Area Best Places to Work List

Twelve California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently selected by the San Diego Business Journal as some of the best places to work...

CalChamber Urges Members to Register to Vote for November Election

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to register to vote for the November 8 General Election before the October 24 deadline. An...

California Supreme Court Rejects ‘New Project’ Test; State Agencies to Determine If Additional Environmental...

The California Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that subsequent changes to a development project which has already been subject to review under the California...

CalChamber Releases Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce has published its final status report on the top priority bills for California’s business community, showing the ultimate fate...
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Legislative Recap: Hard-Won Gains for Employers in Some Areas Offset by More Costs in...

The California Chamber of Commerce had a mix of wins and losses for the legislative year; stopping dozens of harmful bills and helping to...