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CalChamber Challenges Proposed Antitrust Overhaul

The California Chamber of Commerce will make the case today that California’s antitrust and competition laws do not need to be radically changed to...
2024 Job Killers List

3 Job Killer Bills to Be Heard in Assembly Committee Today

Two labor-related California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills and one environmental-related job killer bill are scheduled to be heard in the Assembly Appropriations...

Job Killer Update: 1 Bill Stopped, 1 Bill Stalled

A job killer bill that effectively prohibited consideration of conviction history in employment has been stopped this year after missing a key deadline on...

Job Killer Bill Increasing Unemployment Insurance Taxes Stopped

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would have hiked unemployment insurance (UI) taxes failed to meet a key deadline on Friday...

Burdensome Utility Ratepayer Bill Fails Again in Senate Committee

California Chamber of Commerce-opposed legislation imposing burdensome and redundant reporting requirements that could lead to privacy concerns for employees failed to pass a Senate committee...
The Workplace Podcast

Answering Questions on Displays of Affection, Pronoun Use, Free Speech and More

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment General Counsel Bianca Saad, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Employment...

Job Killer Bill Increasing UI Taxes to Pay Striking Workers in Senate Committee Today

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will increase unemployment insurance (UI) taxes to subsidize striking workers is scheduled to be heard...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Raising Internet Costs Stalls

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have raised internet service costs has stalled in the California Legislature and is likely dead for...

Job Killer Bill Increasing Housing Costs Likely Dead for the Year

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would have exacerbated the state’s housing shortage, raised residential housing prices across the board, and...

US Supreme Court to Hear Homeless Encampments Case on Monday

CalChamber Amicus Brief Argues that State and Local Action Is Necessary to Preserve Economic Vitality of Communities On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Opposing State-Run Health Care System

A large and diverse coalition of 150 California business representatives have joined a CalChamber-led coalition in strong opposition to AB 2200 (Kalra; D-San Jose),...
2024 Job Killers List

CalChamber Adds Bills on Housing, Digital Ads, Pricing Algorithms, Climate Tax to Job Killer...

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday added four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List. They are: AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura)Worsens Housing Crisis. Substantially shuts...
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Guest Commentary: Securing North American Prosperity

In a banner year for elections and a global context swirling with uncertainty, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the noise. It’s understandable —...

CalChamber-Opposed Price Algorithm Bill to Be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would create duplicative and unnecessary regulations on the use of price algorithms is scheduled to be heard...

Webinar to Guide Employers Through California’s New Workplace Violence Law

Non-health care employers in California must create and implement a workplace violence prevention program by July 1, 2024. The new regulation, passed by the Legislature...
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New Paper Raises Concerns with Proposal to Tax Internet Links

Proposed legislation to tax internet providers for sharing news stories will create new barriers to access information and “break the fundamental structure of the...

CalChamber-Supported Bills Target Retail Crime

Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas was joined by state legislators, CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera, and California Retailers Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin...
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CalChamber-Supported Retail Theft Bill to Be Heard in Committee Today

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will improve public safety and reduce retail theft is expected to be heard in the Assembly Public...
The Workplace Podcast

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill...

Kaiser Permanente: Shaping the Future of Health Care

This article is a part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability...