Friday, April 23, 2021

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Business Community PSA Encourages Vaccinations

California’s business community has released a new public service announcement (PSA), called “Do It For,” encouraging Californians to get vaccinated when it’s their turn. The...

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added three bills to its annual list of job killer legislation. The additions bring the 2021 job...

Premium Pay Penalty Due When Employee Given Late Meal Break

Yesterday our store was very busy, so I could not let my employee leave for a meal break until very late in the day....

Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy

In Episode 116 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and...

Drought Preparations Picking Up as State Dry Spell Continues with No Relief in Sight

California’s water supply levels are continuing to drop closer to those at the beginning of 2014, which was the start of the last drought...

27 CalChamber Members on Fortune List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

Twenty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been selected by Fortune as among the 100 best companies to work for in 2021. Company responses...

Rebate Program Aims to Help Businesses Explore Global Markets

Companies that do business internationally or seeking to start may want to consider saving time and money by signing up for the ATA Carnet,...

Call for Nominations: 2022 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards

James Irvine Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Leadership Awards. Irvine, a long-time partner with the California Chamber of Commerce on various...

Job Killer Bill DOA

A California Chamber of Commerce-identified job killer bill that proposed to ban in-state oil and gas production, SB 467 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), failed in...

New Supplemental Paid Sick Leave in Effect Now

In Episode 114 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Benjamin Ebbink,...

Adopted Wildfire Smoke Regulation Clarifies Employer Obligations

With a new fire season approaching, has Cal/OSHA developed additional regulations to address the hazards and mitigation of employee exposure to wildfire smoke? The emergency...

Capitol Summit, Host Breakfast Go Virtual

This year’s CalChamber Capitol Summit and the 95th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. The Capitol Summit is scheduled...

Safe, Welcome Reopening Plan for California

I’m sure many readers know someone who postponed a wedding or reunion in 2020 due to the inability to gather or travel under COVID-19...

Higher Education Integral to Business Needs

In Episode 115 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Lande Ajose, senior policy advisor for higher education to Governor...

Global Groups Express Cautious Optimism for Post-Pandemic Worldwide Recovery

Economic reports recently released by two key global organizations present cautiously optimistic signs for worldwide recovery. World Trade Organization The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported on...