Sunday, February 5, 2023

Business

EDD Updates Work Sharing Program Website, Resources

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has updated its Work Sharing Program website, offering additional resources for employers interested in applying for the program...

CalChamber Offers Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74% of U.S. workers say corporate investment in DEI...

Now Permanent: California’s Streamlined Work Sharing Program Process

Initially a temporary fix to a COVID-19-related economic slowdown, the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) online, streamlined Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing program process is...

BizFile Online Offers Centralized Resource for Businesses

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera joined California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. and other officials at a hybrid news conference on...

$85 Million in Tax Credits Available for California Businesses

This year’s California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period is underway and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has up to...

Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Public Hearing Scheduled for August 30

On August 30, the State Board of Equalization (BOE) will hold an annual public hearing on property taxes and the Alcoholic Beverage Tax to...

May Budget Revise Focuses on Use of Record Surplus

The strong economic performance by key California industry sectors and entrepreneurs was reflected last week in the upward revision of the state’s general revenues...

California Celebrates National Small Business Week

As the country observed National Small Business Week, the California Chamber of Commerce joined in honoring the state’s small businesses, many of which are...

California Film & TV Tax Credit Program Generates $21.9B in Economic Output, 110,000 Jobs Over Five Years

California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program contributed almost $21.9 billion in economic output over five years and supported more than 110,000 total jobs...

Flexible Work Schedule Bill Gets Support from Chambers

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition including numerous local chambers of commerce are supporting legislation that allows for an employee-selected flexible work...