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Water Conveyance Project: Public Review Process Opens

The public review process has begun on the latest proposal to modernize the state’s water distribution system with a project to convey water through...
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BizFile Online Offers Centralized Resource for Businesses

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera joined California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. and other officials at a hybrid news conference on...

Layoffs Involve Some Strict Rules with a Bit of Employer Discretion

Due to a number of reasons, we are going to have to lay off a few employees. I have heard that there are certain...
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Federal Inflation Reduction Bill: Review of Impact on California

Given its size and economic diversity, California will both enjoy and suffer some major effects of the Inflation Reduction Act — approved Saturday by...
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Latest Issues Employers Are Asking About on Labor Law Helpline

In Episode 157 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...

Foreign Direct Investment in State, U.S. Rebounding After Dropping During COVID

International economies continued to be beset by the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, reducing the amount of foreign direct investment in...
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CalChamber Offers Free 2022 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

As we move into the latter half of 2022, California employment law continues to move along — and employers should make sure they’re complying...
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$85 Million in Tax Credits Available for California Businesses

This year’s California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period is underway and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has up to...
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‘Road to Zero’ to Feature Hydrogen’s Role in Bay Area Energy Transition

The role hydrogen will play in the San Francisco Bay Area’s energy transition will be the focus of Richmond’s Road to Zero Day on...
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Governor Signs 3 CalChamber-Supported Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed three California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills: one will extend the availability of workshare programs; one will expand science, technology,...
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Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Public Hearing Scheduled for August 30

On August 30, the State Board of Equalization (BOE) will hold an annual public hearing on property taxes and the Alcoholic Beverage Tax to...

Business Groups Identify Essential Water Projects

With a persistent drought, and a hotter and drier climate, California must look beyond water conservation and recycling and develop new water storage and...

California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act Qualifies for 2024 Ballot

The Secretary of State has announced that the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act qualified for the 2024 ballot on the random sample...
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Company BBQ: Factors to Consider Before Sending Invites to Employees

We are having an offsite company barbecue this summer. What should I consider before hosting this event? Employer-sponsored social events are a great way to...
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CalChamber-Supported Background Check Bill Will Speed Up Job, Housing Applications

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will restore the accessibility of key court electronic indexes for conducting background checks passed the Assembly Appropriations...