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No-Growth Job Killer Dies

A job killer proposal to place no-growth language in the state Constitution that will in effect stop development has been stopped for the year. In...

California Litigation Trends and How to Safeguard Against Them

In Episode 198 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Employment Law Counsel Erika Barbara discuss litigation trends and...

Job Killer Bills Miss Key Legislative Deadline

Three of the five remaining California Chamber of Commerce Job Killer bills missed the May 24 deadline to pass the house in which they...

72% of Voters Support Reforming California’s Lawsuit-First PAGA System

Seventy-two percent of California voters support reforming the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) to provide California regulators with increased authority to enforce employee labor...

CalChamber-Supported Bills Still Moving

Proposals still moving in the Legislature include a number of California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help small businesses and others with matters...

Public-Private Partnership Makes Difference in Launch of EV Truck Charging Depot

A new electric vehicle (EV) truck charging depot launched in May in Los Angeles is the product of an innovative public-private partnership between Prologis,...

Key 2024 Court Cases Affecting Employers

In Episode 197 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Employment Law Subject Matter Expert Vanessa Greene discuss three recent...

White Paper: Workplace Violence Prevention for California Employers

California employers have long been required to provide a healthful and safe environment for their employees — not just related to workplace injuries and...

3 Job Killer Bills Stopped in Fiscal Committees

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills missed last week’s deadline to pass out of their fiscal committees and are dead for the...

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations

In Episode 195 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the newest developments in...

Tourism Spending in California Reaches Record High

Travel spending in California reached a new record in 2023 as visitors from around the world flocked to the Golden State. According to a new...

Governor Outlines Priorities, Calls for More Housing

California Governor Gavin Newsom outlined some of his priorities in addressing the state’s biggest challenges at the 98th annual Sacramento Host Breakfast on May...

CalChamber Capitol Summit Highlights Small Business Issues

  CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera opens the Capitol Summit on May 8 by calling attention to the important role of local chambers of...

Data Show Positive Economic Trends; Housing, Labor Supply Shortfalls Continue

Despite the Narratives, California Is Doing OK The U.S. economy entered 2024 at a good pace. Consumer spending continues to hum along, inflation has cooled,...

Questions on Displays of Affection, Pronoun Use, Free Speech and More

In Episode 194 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment General Counsel Bianca Saad, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Employment...