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Voters Reject Largest Tax Hike in California History

Proposition 15, the largest property tax increase in California history, was declared defeated the evening of November 11 by a margin of more than...

Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

Recent Standards Board Rule Revisions Affect Many Businesses

We are a small machine shop that specializes in custom automotive parts and one of our employees recently requested a copy of our Injury...

COVID-19 Surge Prompts Return to Purple Restrictions to Slow Virus Transmission

In response to a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, Governor Gavin Newsom this week announced he is “pulling an emergency brake”...

New Employment Laws in Effect Now; Others Coming on January 1, 2021

Many new employment-related laws were signed into law at the end of the legislative session. Unless otherwise stated, these new laws take effect January...

‘Bet on Yourself’: Women Leaders Share Stories of Success, Tips to Help Others

Five of the state’s top women leaders, representing the private sector and state government, recently joined the California Chamber of Commerce in a panel webinar to recount their personal journeys to success and share strategies to help women on their paths to leadership and entrepreneurship.

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at the Australian Consulate General...

CalChamber Webinar Explains Paid Sick Leave Requirements

The California Chamber of Commerce joined with the California Labor Commissioner’s Office on November 20 to present a free live webinar and question-and-answer session...

Recycling Overhaul Keys: Standardized Compliance Path, Infrastructure

Overhauling California’s recycling market requires a balance of the right mandates with a compliance pathway, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Adam Regele told...

Voters Weigh in on Taxes, Independent Contractors

Election Day is over, but ballot counting continues to determine the voters’ will on issues ranging from California property taxes to supporting economic diversity...

Trends in California Legislative Races

This election is one that seems like it will never end. While a significant number of ballots are still left to be counted—and perhaps...

Options to Consider When an Employee Threatens to Commit Suicide

I have an employee who has threatened to commit suicide. We are very concerned. What should we do, and do we have any obligations? These...

CalChamber to Offer Post-Election Webinar

The California Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its first Post-Election Webinar on Tuesday, November 17. Planned for the opening segment of the two-hour webinar...

CalChamber Pursues Dual Paths to Provide Relief on Prop. 65 Acrylamide Warnings

Despite disruptions caused by a global pandemic, the number of 60-day notices filed pursuant to Proposition 65 against food companies alleging exposure to acrylamide...

New Guidance on COVID-19 Notices Law

In Episode 95 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...