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Strong Demand for Goods; Supply Lagging; Imbalance Keeps Upward Pressure on Prices

The Economy Is Powering Ahead Overview The recession is officially over. It ended more than a year ago, but it takes time for the group of...

Preparing for New COVID-19 Vaccine Rules

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the upcoming federal COVID-19...

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Housing Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom signed three California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills yesterday that will increase housing production in the state and streamline zoning requirements for...

Alert – September 17, 2021

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CalChamber Halts Limit on Climate Technology Innovation

Legislation that would have limited technological development and hurt the state’s ability to meet its carbon neutrality goals failed to move out of Senate...

9th Circuit Allows California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitrations to Proceed

On September 15, 2021 in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction that prohibited California...

CalChamber, Allied Groups Help Stop 7 Oppose Bills, Amend 4

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates working alongside advocates from allied business groups succeeded in stopping seven CalChamber-opposed bills from advancing for the year,...

Symposium to Give Key Insights on This Year’s Hottest Workplace Issues

Top HR subject matter experts will discuss some of the most pressing workplace issues for California employers at this year’s virtual CalChamber’s HR Symposium....

End of Session Update: Two Job Killer Bills Sent to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will eliminate an agricultural employee's right to cast an independent vote in secret union ballot...

Coming Soon: U.S. Emergency Rule Establishing a Large Employer Vaccination or Testing Mandate

On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. Department of Labor through its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is working...

Twentieth Annual Japanese Business Association of Southern California and Japanese Chamber of Commerce of...

The 20th annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders highlighted California’s continuing interdependence with one of its largest trade...

One Job Killer Bill, Three Opposed Bills to Be Voted On Today

A California Chamber of Commerce-job killer bill and three opposed bills are expected to be voted on today in the Senate and Assembly as...

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 General Counsel Erika Frank to Depart

Erika Frank, longtime general counsel and executive vice president of legal affairs for the California Chamber of Commerce, has accepted a position at the...

CalChamber Seeks Defeat of Proposal Limiting Technological Development

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging senators to oppose legislation that proposes to limit the technology needed to reach the state’s carbon neutrality...

Registration Now Open for Virtual CalChamber HR Symposium

Registration is now open for CalChamber's annual HR Symposium. Like last year, this year's event will be held virtually, providing two half days of...

COVID-19: Revisiting Mask Mandates

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss COVID-19...

Bill to Boost New Housing Supply Passes with CalChamber, Coalition Support

Legislation to increase the supply of new housing and improve the quality and affordability of housing in the state, all while maximizing local land...

Proposal Allows Cal/OSHA to Sidestep Fiscal Review

Workplace rules would be allowed to skip past critical analysis of their fiscal and other effects if legislation pending before the Assembly becomes law. SB...

Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss employer...