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CalChamber-Opposed Bill Harming Film Industry to Be Heard in Committee Tomorrow

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would drive film industry jobs out of California will be considered by the Senate Labor, Public Employment...

CalChamber Opposes Bill Jeopardizing State’s Music Industry

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would deliver a massive blow to the state’s music industry and drive talent and jobs out of...

Corona Manufacturer Helps Get Employees Back to Work Safely

Chad Miller, a Corona manufacturer, is the 2022 recipient of the California Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. Miller, director of...

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Discuss Ways to Collaborate

The 21st annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders was held in person once again following the COVID-19 pandemic....

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Allows Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

In a win for California employers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that individual claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) can be...

Western Hemisphere Leaders Gather in Los Angeles for Summit of the Americas

Leaders from the Western Hemisphere, with a few notable absences, gathered in Los Angeles last week for the Ninth Summit of the Americas. The June...

Small Businesses: Register Today for California Family Rights Act Leave Webinar

Last year, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) was expanded to cover business with five or more employees, and these small employers may now...

Record Budget Surplus Calls for Tripling Down on UI Fund Offset

Californians have traveled a bumpy road to post-pandemic recovery, with healthy employment and wage growth on the one hand, but soaring inflation and cost-of-living...

Considerations, Best Practices for Returning to In-Person Work Arrangements

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss hybrid and in-person work...
International Forum Speakers

Global Trade Issues with Touch of Politics Get Attention at CalChamber Forum

Common challenges facing the global community were the focus of an enthusiastic audience at the California Chamber of Commerce-hosted in-person International Forum last week. Speaking...
Voting Booth

California Primary Results: Who Is Advancing to November?

The polls are closed, but remember: In California elections, this is just the beginning. The June top-two primary is when California voters choose their two...
Leaves of Absence

California Leave Laws Virtual Seminar Kicks Off on Thursday

Unlike most states, California has many unique leave laws. Managing these leaves of absence in compliance with California law can get confusing for even...
Voter Attitudes Survey

High Cost of Living Drives Voter Concerns

The cost of living weighs heavily on the minds of voters, and has become the principal lens through which they consider California public policy...
Host Breakfast Speakers

Lt. Governor, CalChamber Chair Outline State’s Strengths, Challenges at 96th Annual Host Breakfast

California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and California Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Kailesh Karavadra shared their perspectives on the state’s accomplishments and challenges at...

14 Local Chambers Receive 2022 President’s Circle Award

The California Chamber of Commerce has named 14 local chambers of commerce as recipients of the 2022 President’s Circle Award. The award, first presented in...
VSP Vision

VSP Vision: On a Mission to Empower Human Potential Through Sight

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

7 Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Seven California Chamber of Commerce job killer proposals have moved on to the second house, passing a key legislative deadline on May 27 that...
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Manufacturing Tax Credit Proposal Moves Forward

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will invest in the next generation of manufacturing by expanding tax credits passed the Assembly floor this...

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Await Action on Assembly Floor

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills face an important deadline Friday and must pass out of the house in which they were...

Warehouse Ban Job Killer Bill Faces House of Origin Deadline on Friday

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that prohibits local governments from approving certain new warehouses and development projects faces a key deadline...