Tag: News Releases

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Proposed COVID-19 Workplace Rules

In response to new proposed workplace rules released today, the California Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement: “We thank Governor Gavin Newsom for eliminating...

CalChamber Statement on New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Amendments

In a letter sent to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board today, the California Chamber of Commerce and several...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued the following statement in response to the revised budget proposal presented by Governor...

Small Business Advocate of Year: Torrance Bakery Owner Speaks Out for Businesses During Pandemic

Kirk Rossberg, president/owner of Torrance Bakery, is the 2021 recipient of the California Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. Rossberg was...

CalChamber Commends Governor, Legislature for Providing Small Business Relief

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's signature on AB 80 (Burke; D-Inglewood), a measure...

CalChamber Issues Statement in Response to Governor’s Press Release on Fracking Directive

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s press release announcing that he is directing state...

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added three bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...

CalChamber Adds 4 Bills to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added four bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Re-Opening Plan

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today provided the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement on re-opening California's...

Judge Mueller Grants CalChamber’s PI Motion in Prop. 65 Lawsuit; Enjoins State from Filing...

The California Chamber of Commerce has announced that Chief United States District Judge Kimberly Mueller today granted its motion for preliminary injunction in a...

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the state’s...

CalChamber Issues Statement Following Governor’s State of the State Address

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's State of the State address...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Economic Relief Programs for Small Businesses

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of legislation to provide relief to Californians experiencing pandemic...

CalChamber Leads Coalition Support for SB 74, Keep California Working Act

A coalition of more than 40 business organizations led by the California Chamber of Commerce have announced their support for SB 74 (Borgeas; R-Fresno),...

Close to 200 Groups Join CalChamber’s Call for COVID-19 Business Relief, Action to Prevent...

The California Chamber of Commerce and nearly 200 allied business organizations representing all sectors of the economy and employing millions of California workers today...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Proposed Grants for Small Businesses

Today, as part of his budget announcement, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed adding much-needed financial relief for California employers in the form of tax credits/tax...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Appointment of Alex Padilla as U.S. Senator

CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom's announcement naming Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Appointment of Dee Dee Myers as Senior Advisor, Head...

Governor Gavin Newsom's appointment of Dee Dee Myers as head of GoBiz is good news. Dee Dee’s deep political experience, exceptional leadership and communication...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Stay At Home Order; Urges Congress to Help Struggling...

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s new stay at home order: “It is incredibly difficult to...

List of New California Labor Laws: Some in Effect Now, Others Coming on January...

More than 20 new labor and employment bills were signed into state law this year. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...