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CalChamber Stops All 29 Job Killer Bills

On his final day to act on legislation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the last surviving California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill. AB...

U.S.-Canada Reach Accord on New U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, just before the midnight deadline, the U.S. and Canada came to an agreement on a new trade pact, rebranding it the...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills that were sent to the Governor this year. The CalChamber will...

Overtime Exemption for Inside Sales Employees Not Like Others

Our exempt inside sales employees make a salary plus commission. Do the salary deduction limitations for exempt employees apply to these employees? No, the salary...

Governor Vetoes CalChamber-Opposed Bills Increasing Health Care Costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has vetoed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed health care bills that would have increased health care premiums if signed...

Governor Signs CEQA Reform, Land Use Bills

Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help expedite home building, one dealing with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reform and another with...

CalChamber Reaffirms Support for U.S.-Korea Pact as President Trump Signs Revised Deal

On Monday, September 24 at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Donald J. Trump signed the revised U.S.-Korea deal with South...

One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Independent Contractors Ignores Value to Economy

A wholesale reclassification of workers would have significant consequences for many different sectors in the state’s economy, according to a recent study by Beacon...

Options to Consider When Employee Rescinds a Resignation

Our employee gave notice yesterday that he is quitting effective two weeks from now. Today, he indicated he wants to stay after all, but...

CalChamber Seeks Changes to Regulations on New Parent Leave, Ban-the-Box Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition seeking technical changes to state regulations proposed to implement two laws that went into effect...

CalChamber Offers Employers Guidelines for Political Communications to Employees

A concise overview for employers about the do’s and don’ts of communicating with employees about ballot measures is available in an online brochure from...

CalChamber Urges U.S. Senators to Unleash Full Potential of Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to ask California’s two U.S. senators to support restoring a quorum to the Export-Import Bank. Since July...

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