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CalChamber Joins California’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee

The California Chamber of Commerce will be joining a broad coalition of community stakeholders to serve on the state’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee. The committee...

Los Angeles, San Francisco Counties Break COVID-19 Records

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Los Angeles County, which again broke a record for coronavirus hospitalizations this weekend as San...

State Fund Offers Low-Interest, Short-Term Loans to Help Small Businesses

The California Rebuilding Fund is offering flexible, affordable loans and free advisory services to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis....

California’s Intensive Care Nightmare: Which Hospitals Are Full?

At hospitals in Fresno, critically ill patients with nowhere to go are stuck in crowded emergency rooms. Doctors face such a dire shortage of intensive...

U.S. 9th Circuit Court Hears Oral Arguments in Anti-Arbitration Case

California’s Attorney General on Monday asked a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court panel to overturn a lower court ruling that halted the enforcement of and...

What to Expect from Biden Administration on Asia Pacific Trade Matters

A shift back toward coalition building in trade discussions will be the major outcome under a new administration, a longtime trade specialist told the...

Incoming Senate Features 8 New Members

A new two-year legislative session begins on Monday, December 7, which means 120 members will take the oath of office. As always after an...

Governor Ties Lockdowns to Hospital Capacity; CalChamber Urges Responsible Behavior Now to Keep California...

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday that regions of the state will be subject to more restrictive stay-at-home orders when their hospital capacity erodes...

COVID-19: When Workers Test Positive

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

California Offering Temporary Tax Relief, Grants for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

California will be offering a number of relief options for businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday. The state is...

Similar Positions in Tech Revolution Inspire Climate Actions for a Sustainable Future

A View from Germany The following responses to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Stefan Schneider, Consulate General of...

Applications Open for Small Business Hiring Tax Credit

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) began accepting applications today for a small business hiring credit against California state income taxes...

Returning Remote Workers to the Office

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

COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to adopt a comprehensive and complex COVID-19 emergency regulation addressing a variety...

What Prop. 22 Means for Employers

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

CalChamber Poll Shows Voters Want Sensible Policies, No New Taxes

Last week the California Chamber of Commerce reported that Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the...

New Employment Laws in Effect Now; Others Coming on January 1, 2021

Many new employment-related laws were signed into law at the end of the legislative session. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...

CalChamber Poll: Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

Keeping Up with COVID-19 Guidelines

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

Key to Recycling Overhaul: Scalable, Standardized Compliance Path Plus Infrastructure Investments

Overhauling California's recycling market requires a balance of the right mandates with a compliance pathway, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Adam Regele told...