Tag: Jennifer Barrera

Authors Share Small Business Success Tips from Self-Made Bosses

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera and authors Jackie Reses and Lauren Weinberg discuss entrepreneurship and share...

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Discuss Ways to Collaborate

The 21st annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders was held in person once again following the COVID-19 pandemic....

Record Budget Surplus Calls for Tripling Down on UI Fund Offset

Californians have traveled a bumpy road to post-pandemic recovery, with healthy employment and wage growth on the one hand, but soaring inflation and cost-of-living...
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Chamber Coalition Announces Support of CARE Court Proposal

Yesterday, the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition made up of 21 chambers of commerce announced their support of a proposal to establish...

CalChamber-Hosted Mexico Advocacy Day Lunch Focuses on Future of Bilateral Relationship

On May 3, the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon for the 13th Annual California Mexico Advocacy Day in conjunction with the Consulate...

Secretary Weber: Fostering Women Leaders

In recognition of the conclusion of Women’s History Month, CalChamber today released a special edition of The Workplace podcast. In this episode, CalChamber President...

CalChamber Hosts Reception for Japanese Ambassador and Delegation

On Monday, March 21 the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for the Japanese Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Koji Tomita was accompanied...

CalChamber Issues Statement on COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera made the following comments in response to the proposal released today to extend COVID-19 paid...

Governor Newsom has Proposed the Fourth State Budget of His Term, and It’s a...

The proposed budget tops out at more than a quarter-trillion dollars, larger than the entire economies of Vietnam, the Czech Republic or Portugal. The...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Budget Proposal

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today responded to Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal with the following statement: “CalChamber commends Governor Newsom for taking decisive...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s Proposal to Fight Organized Retail Crime

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal to combat organized retail...

Jennifer Barrera Takes Charge as CalChamber President/CEO

Starting October 1, Jennifer Barrera is the new president and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce. Appointed by the CalChamber Board of Directors in...

CalChamber Board of Directors Names Jennifer Barrera as Next President and CEO

The California Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday the appointment of Jennifer Barrera as the organization’s next president and CEO, effective October 1, 2021. CalChamber’s...

CalChamber Board of Directors Names Jennifer Barrera as Next President and CEO

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Jennifer Barrera as the organization’s next President and CEO, effective October 1, 2021. CalChamber’s...

The State Must Act Now to Pay Down Unemployment Insurance Debt

This pandemic created unprecedented unemployment, which was not only devastating to thousands of Californians and their families, but also drained the State’s unemployment insurance...

Moderate Democrats Show Influence in Key Policy Areas

In a democracy, it’s the votes that count. No matter what the polls say before election day, or the pundits say about the make-up...

2021 CalChamber Capitol Summit – Roundtable Discussion

(May 12, 2021) CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg moderates a roundtable discussion with CalChamber Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Martin R. Wilson...

Virtual Townhall Discussion with Senator Tom Umberg

(May 7, 2021) Senator Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana) joins CalChamber Executive Vice President Jennifer Barrera and representatives from local chambers of commerce in his...
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2021 Job Killers – Capitol Insider

For the 21st consecutive year, CalChamber is releasing our Job Killer list that identifies pending legislation that will significantly harm California’s business climate if...

Advice, Insight on Diversity in Workplace from Leaders in Private, Public Sectors

“Diversity without inclusion means nothing,” Northrop Grumman Sector Vice President Kevin Mitchell told attendees of a recent California Chamber of Commerce panel webinar that...