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Voters’ Unease on Crime, Homelessness Colors Views of Future

Based on the CalChamber poll’s findings, it is safe to say that economic concerns are at the root of voter anxiety in California. But...

Drought Relief Top Priority for Voters; Climate Change Costs a Concern

Along with the economy, top of mind for voters is the drought, according to the CalChamber People’s Voice poll. By a 4 to 1 margin,...

CalChamber Poll: Voters Maintain Support for Proposition 13, Increase Support for Improving Resolution of Labor Litigation

Voters have strong opinions about issues affecting the state’s economy and their personal well-being, as shown in the People’s Voice, 2022 CalChamber poll. A bedrock...

Congress Moves Quickly to Avert Railroad Strike

Congress is moving swiftly to prevent a rail strike between the major freight railroads and 12 labor unions. On November 30, the U.S. House of...

CalChamber Welcomes New Policy Advocate on Energy Issues

Brady Van Engelen has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate specializing in energy issues. He also leads CalChamber advocacy on...

CalChamber Public Affairs Conference Gives New Legislators Chance to Tell Their Stories

First-time legislators have an opportunity to recount their journeys to office in a panel discussion on November 29, the first day of the CalChamber...

Best Practices for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

In Episode 165 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and diversity and inclusion consultant Jonathan Mayes discuss best practices for...

CalChamber Presents Guide to 2023 Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has published a white paper and scheduled seminars to help employers prepare for new employment laws. The newly enacted laws...

Voters Agree with CalChamber Positions: Say ‘No’ to Propositions 29, 30

California voters agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce by giving a resounding “no” to Propositions 29 and 30. Proposition 30 would have increased the...

Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In Episode 164 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best...

Many Privacy Rights Act Provisions Take Effect Jan. 1

Originally passed in 2018 and effective in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive privacy law aimed at enhancing California residents’...

General Motors: Driving All-Electric Future

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...

Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Listening to Music and More

In Episode 162 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are...

18 Newspapers Across State Reject Proposition 30

Newspapers across California are urging their readers to vote no on Proposition 30, a November ballot measure that proposes to raise the tax on...

Vote No on Prop 29: 21 Newspapers Across California Reject Prop 29

Newspapers across California are urging their readers to vote no on Proposition 29, a November ballot measure that would require dialysis clinics to maintain,...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2022

This report for the second year of the 2021–2022 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...

CalChamber Best Business Votes 2022

Legislators are listed in descending order according to how often they voted in accord with the California Chamber of Commerce position (first number) versus...