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Two Job Killers in Assembly Labor and Employment Committee This Week

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be considered by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on Wednesday. AB 359 (Gonzalez; D-San...

Bill Undermining Workers’ Comp Reforms Goes to Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that undermines cost-saving workers’ compensation reforms will be considered next by the full Senate. SB 563 (Pan;...

​Soda Warning Bill Fails in Senate Committee​​​​​

Legislation to require warnings on certain sugar-sweetened beverages sold in California fell short of votes needed to pass the Senate Health Committee this week. The...
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CalChamber-Backed Regulatory Reform Bills Move in Legislature

Three bills supported by the California Chamber of Commerce to provide regulatory relief to California businesses passed legislative policy committees yesterday. AB 12 (Cooley; D-Rancho...

Senate Committee to Consider Job Killers Increasing Environmental Regulatory Burden; CalChamber Adds Bill to...

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations will be considered in a Senate policy committee today,...

CalChamber Urges Quick Passage of Bipartisan U.S. Bill Promoting Trade​​​​​

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements has been introduced. The California Chamber of Commerce...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Killers Limiting In-State Energy Development​​​​​​​​​

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that limit in-state energy development will be heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today. Limits...

Assembly Policy Committee Passes Job Killer Bill Imposing Scheduling Mandate on Employers

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday passed a job killer bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu; D-San...

Policy Committees to Consider Four Job Killer Bills Today

Four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. Increased Labor C​​osts ​AB 357 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) Predictable...

Two Job Creator Bills that Improve Disability Access, Reduce Litigation in Assembly Judiciary Committee...

Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills that improve access for disabled customers and limit frivolous litigation against businesses will be heard as...

Three Job Killer Bills Face Committee Hearings Today; CalChamber Adds Another Bill to List

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. In addition, CalChamber has identified another job killer bill,...

Legislative Analyst Report Notes Drought Has Limited Statewide Economic Impact

The state Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) this week said the drought will have a limited statewide economic impact. “While the drought is affecting many Californians...

CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill Reduces Costly Employment Class Action Litigation

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a “job creator” bill that will address a loophole in state law and help limit frivolous class...

CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill Protects Businesses from Proposition 65 Lawsuits

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that provides needed relief to small businesses will be heard in the Assembly Environmental Safety and...
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CalChamber-Supported Bill Gives Opportunity to Cure Minor Air Violations

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that gives businesses the opportunity to cure minor air violations before being fined will be considered by the...

Proposed Changes to Prop. 65 Warning Rules Will Increase Costs, Litigation​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce and more than 170 organizations have outlined significant concerns with proposed revisions to the Proposition 65 warning regulations in...

Senate Committee Moves Bill Encouraging International Trade/Tourism​

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that encourages international trade and tourism by creating an enhanced driver license unanimously passed the Senate Transportation and Housing...

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today; Increases Business Costs, Creates New...

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state will be considered...

California-Only Food Labels Pending; Higher Grocery Costs Likely​

Food costs are likely to increase if two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed proposals to mandate California-only labeling for certain foods become law. SB 1381 (Evans;...

13 CalChamber Member Companies Land on ‘Best Places to Work’ in Sacramento List​​​​

Thirteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were chosen by the Sacramento Business Journal as some of the best places to work in the...