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Economic Impact Study Estimates Job Losses

Economic growth and job creation are essential to California’s success. Every year, the California Chamber of Commerce identifies the legislation that will hinder job...
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CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

In Episode 151 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts share highlights...

Unlawful to Deduct an Outstanding Loan from Employee’s Final Pay

What can an employer do when an employee leaves a company but has an outstanding loan owed to the company? Can the amount of...
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May 20 Deadline to Register for CalChamber In-Person Capitol Summit, Host Events

Just one week remains before the deadline to register for the in-person California Chamber of Commerce Capitol Summit, set for June 1 in Sacramento. Once...

Cal/OSHA Updates Guidance on COVID-19 Emergency Standard

Last weekend, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) posted fact sheets and an update to its frequently asked questions about the...

World Trade Month: International Trade Critical to Weather Economic Downturns

After a year of global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that has been hindered by a supply chain crisis, the war in Ukraine...

CalChamber Board Member Margaret Wong Joins Committee of 100

Margaret Wong, president and CEO of McWong International, Inc., and a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has been extended...

4 Job Killer Bills Stopped, 1 Tax Bill Stalled

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates working alongside advocates from allied business groups succeeded in stopping four CalChamber-job killer bills from advancing in the...

CalChamber-Supported Bill Provides Tax Credit for Clean Energy Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a bill that proposes tax credits for certain clean energy products. Previously a CalChamber job killer bill, SB...

Final Wages to Fired Employee Should Include Reporting Time Pay

Late during the shift one afternoon, I discovered one of the employees had been stealing from the company. I immediately sent him home. When...

CalChamber-Hosted Mexico Advocacy Day Lunch Focuses on Future Bilateral Relations

The future of the bilateral relationship between California and Mexico was the focus this week at a luncheon hosted by the California Chamber of...

Cal/OSHA Revises COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for Third Time

On April 21, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved a third readoption of the California Division of Occupational Safety and...
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Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill

In Episode 150 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los...
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California Celebrates National Small Business Week

As the country observed National Small Business Week, the California Chamber of Commerce joined in honoring the state’s small businesses, many of which are...
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Californians Deserve Better Data Privacy Laws, Not More

“As California goes, so too does the rest of the nation.” It is true that this state has long sought to lead the way and...