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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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Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As June approaches and temperatures in some areas of California creep into the 90s and even surpass 100 degrees, employers must take appropriate steps...
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

CalChamber Seeks Delay, Adjustments to Climate Emissions Reporting

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of organizations are asking for a delay in the rulemaking for the climate emissions reporting mandated...

Analysis Shows Delta Conveyance Project Benefits for Water Reliability, Economy Far Outweigh Cost

The state’s cost-benefit analysis of the Delta Conveyance Project (DCP) shows the project is a net benefit for Californians. In a recent report, the California...

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...
Speakers at CalChamber International Forum, May 8, 2024

2024 International Trade Forum: Speakers Highlight US-Taiwan Ties, Federal Trade Initiatives, US Economy

Nearly 200 attendees gathered last week for the California Chamber of Commerce International Trade Forum, which featured presentations on U.S.-Taiwan ties, federal trade initiatives,...

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
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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...

Analysis: May Budget Revision Released

Governor Newsom announced his strategy to address an estimated $27.6 billion deficit for the upcoming budget year, and a $28.4 billion projected deficit for...
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...
2024 Presidents Circle Awards

CalChamber Recognizes Local Chambers for Advocacy, Helping Members Comply with State Labor Laws

Connections between the California Chamber of Commerce and local chambers of commerce were highlighted yesterday at the CalChamber Capitol Summit. The Summit brings together local...

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...
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CalChamber Tags SB 1327 (Glazer) 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 on the revenue...
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...