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Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and...

Global Groups Express Cautious Optimism for Post-Pandemic Worldwide Recovery

Economic reports recently released by two key global organizations present cautiously optimistic signs for worldwide recovery. World Trade Organization The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported on March 31...

Statewide Business Community Launches PSA to Encourage Vaccinations

“Do It For” PSA launches as state expands vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older California’s business community has released a new public service...

Alert – March 26, 2021

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Higher Ed Integral to Business Needs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Lande Ajose, senior policy advisor for higher education to Governor...

Job Killer Bill DOA; Proposed Ban on In-State Oil and Gas Production Fails First...

SB 467 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), a California Chamber of Commerce-identified job killer bill that proposed to ban in-state oil and gas production, failed in...

Rising Payroll Taxes Coming to Shore Up California’s Pandemic-Depleted UI Fund

As the 2021 crop of legislation is coming into form and moving through legislative committees addressing a range of topics, one topic is conspicuously...

California ‘Job Killer’ List Reignites Old Conflict

This article was written by Dan Walters and first appeared in CalMatters. Annually, the California Chamber of Commerce chooses a relative handful of the hundreds...

Recent Agreements Provide Framework for Ongoing Partnership in Multiple Sectors

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Márcia Loureiro, Consul General, Consulate General of Brazil in...

A Safe, Welcome Re-Opening Plan for California

I’m sure many readers know someone who postponed a wedding or reunion in 2020 due to the inability to gather or travel under COVID-19...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Re-Opening Plan

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

California Travel Looks to Bounce Back After Dramatic Decline During COVID-19

March marked one year since the coronavirus changed the way Californians live and work. This spring carries a sense of optimism as vaccines become...

CalChamber Staff News

CalChamber’s Susanne Stirling is Sacramento County Woman of the Year CalChamber Vice President for International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling has been recognized for her leadership and...

New Supplemental Leave in Effect Now

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Benjamin Ebbink,...

Judge Enjoins State from Filing New Lawsuits Involving Acrylamide Warnings

Chief United States District Judge Kimberly Mueller yesterday granted its motion for preliminary injunction in a Proposition 65 case involving acrylamide warnings on food...

Here We Go Again

Drought. It’s back. California’s water supply levels are slipping very close to those that existed at the beginning of 2014, which was the start...

Steps to Take for Safely Returning Employees to the Workplace

What COVID-19 safety measures do employers need to have in place before bringing employees back to the worksite from remote work? Employers who are bringing...

How You Can Help End Anti-Asian Hate

In this edition of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg interviews Sacramento County Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Thienvu Ho. Deputy D.A....

No Room for Error on Meal, Rest Breaks

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

State Lowers Water Allocation to 5% of Requests

As a result of persistent drought conditions, the State Water Project (SWP) now expects to deliver just 5% of requested supplies this year, down...