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Download the Free New 2023 California Employment Laws White Paper!

It’s that time of year again — for planning fall and winter holidays and vacations, and anticipating and preparing for new employment laws. The...
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General Motors: Driving an All-Electric Future

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...
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Prepare to Vote: California Election Day One Week Away

One week from today, California voters will be deciding the fate of seven state ballot propositions, local measures, and a variety of federal, state...
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Many California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Provisions Take Effect January 1. Are You Ready?

Originally passed in 2018 and effective in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive privacy law aimed at enhancing California residents’...

Despite Economic Ranking, California Has Third Worst Business Tax Climate in US

California’s global rank among economies may be 5th, 6th or even 4th, but bragging rights make little difference to the day-to-day struggles that business...
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Californians Reject Prop. 30 in Latest Statewide Survey

If California’s general election were held today, the majority of California voters would reject Proposition 30, according to the latest statewide survey conducted by...
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Understanding California Political Speech and Election Laws at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss the...
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Cal/OSHA Considers Removing Exclusion Pay Mandate From New COVID-19 Emergency Regulation

As the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) prepares to vote on the next iteration of California’s COVID-19 emergency regulation, one important...
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Sunak Becomes Prime Minister of the UK Amid Challenging Times

Rishi Sunak is officially the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom today, prevailing in a fast-tracked Conservative Party leadership race after Liz Truss...
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Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Halloween Parties, Listening to Music in the...

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2022

his report for the second year of the 2021–2022 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...
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Voters Should Reject Proposition 30

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all Californians to vote NO on Proposition 30. California’s ability to compete depends on attracting and retaining...
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Employers’ Rights, Obligations for the Upcoming Election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, is the next general election — and since it’s the midterm elections, voters have lots of decisions to make, including seven California...
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Cal/OSHA Makes Big Changes to COVID-19 Regulation Ahead of December Vote

California employers may want to get out their measuring tape — because the size (in cubic feet) of a workspace just became an important...

California May Reallocate Shrinking Water Supply

While it’s not yet formal policy, those who manage California’s vast water system are edging toward a historic reallocation of the state’s shrinking supply...
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Vote No on Prop 29: 21 Newspapers Across California Reject Prop 29

Newspapers across California are urging their readers to vote no on Proposition 29, a November ballot measure that would require dialysis clinics to maintain, at...
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California Transportation Agency Calls for Projects to Upgrade Port Infrastructure

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) yesterday issued final guidelines and a call for projects for $1.2 billion in one-time state funding for port...
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WTO Sees Trade Momentum Slowing Due to Multiple Shocks on Global Economy

World trade will lose momentum in the second half of this year and remain subdued in 2023, according to the updated outlook released by...

Hispanic Heritage Month: CalChamber Celebrates Contributions of Hispanic Businesses

Latinos in the United States are an economic powerhouse, contributing $2.8 trillion in gross domestic product (GDP) each year. In fact, if U.S. Latinos...
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Vote No on Prop 30: 18 Newspapers Across California Reject Prop 30

Newspapers across California are urging their readers to vote no on Proposition 30, a November ballot measure that proposes to raise the tax on...