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CalChamber-Backed Bills Target Retail Crime

Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas was joined by state legislators, CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera, and California Retailers Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin...

Analysis: California Primary Election Moving Closer to Completion

The California Primary Election months (yes, months) are finally nearing completion. All that remains is the final certification of the vote on April 12...

New Fast Food Minimum Wage Also Affects Exempt Employee Salary

We are a fast food restaurant covered by the new minimum wage law for fast food restaurant employees. Does this new law also affect...

Kaiser Permanente Working to Shape the Future of Health Care

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...

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In Episode 193 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill...

Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Proposition 1 Plan to Battle Homelessness

California voters have approved Proposition 1, Governor Gavin Newsom’s ambitious plan to address the interrelated social crises of homelessness, untreated serious mental illness and...

Product Regulation Job Killer Bill Moving in California Senate

Legislation that will lead to a ban on critically important products and make many products less safe is moving in the California Senate. The California...

CalChamber Releases Initial 2024 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has released its initial 2024 job killer list which, to date, includes nine bills dealing with labor and employment,...

CalChamber-Sponsored Bill Prepares Future Workforce in AI Literacy

The California Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a bill that would allow California to take a crucial first step forward in fostering an artificial...

How to Count Months with Company for State Family Rights Act Leave

I have a former seasonal employee who became a regular employee about 9 months ago and is asking for a leave of absence to...