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CalChamber-Backed Job Creator Bills Survive Deadline

Four job creator bills are still alive following the July 17 deadline for bills to pass policy committees and move to the floor. The California...

CalChamber Status Update Report on Major Legislation for Business

The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of July 17, when the Legislature began...

Teachers Summit to Provide Network Opportunities, Strategies, Resources

A coalition of California education institutions is inviting all preschool through high school California teachers and administrators to attend a July 31 summit to...

IRS to Offer Health Care Webinar Series in July, August, September

The Internal Revenue Service has designed three webinars to help business owners, tax managers and employee benefits managers understand the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA)...

33 CalChamber Member Companies Make Cut for Best Corporate Citizens List

Thirty-three California Chamber of Commerce member companies recently made Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 16th annual list of “100 Best Corporate Citizens 2015.” The companies that made...

U.S. High Court Upholds Citizen Redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Arizona citizens’ decision to have congressional district lines drawn by an independent redistricting commission rather...

Employers Must Have Policy in Place to Cap Sick Leave Benefit at 3 Days

In the midst of much misinformation and confusion, July 1 marked the day California employers were required to begin providing paid sick leave benefits...

First Application Window for California Competes Credits Starts July 20

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has posted the California Competes Tax Credit application periods for fiscal year 2015–16. The tax credit...

New Paid Sick Leave Law in Effect Today

​​(July 1, 2015) Today, California’s new mandatory sick leave policy goes into effect for all employers and all emplo​yees in California. In the latest CalChamber...

CalChamber Welcomes U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Arizona Redistricting Case​​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, et al. “Today’s decision...

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

Governor, Democrats Agree on Budget

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced that he and the Democratic leaders of the Assembly and Senate have reached agreement on a...

CalChamber Stops Two More ‘Job Killers’ on Assembly Floor

Two “job killers” failed to move off the Assembly Floor on June 4, missing Friday’s deadline for bills to pass the house in which...

CalChamber Education Committee Hosts Panel with Legislative Leaders

Legislative leaders of Assembly and Senate Education committees gather for a panel moderated by CalChamber Policy Advocate Mira Morton at the CalChamber Education Committee...

Stay Up to Date on Paid Sick Leave and More

CalChamber Alert provides timely coverage of proposed state laws or regulations that could have a significant impact on employers, the job climate and the...