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CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2020

This report for the second year of the 2019–2020 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...

Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Rules Coming in November

In Episode 94 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Requirements Coming

In Episode 92 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s...

CalChamber Companies Lead in Innovating to Reduce Global Carbon Emissions

Reading the news these days, it is easy to get lost in the rhetoric of climate change. But in California, we’ve long moved past...

HR Symposium to Cover COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace in Virtual Format

The California Chamber of Commerce annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event—live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills that were sent to the Governor this year. The CalChamber will...

New State Law Creates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

In Episode 90 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB...

Employment Law Attorney Joins CalChamber Policy Team

Ashley Hoffman joined the California Chamber of Commerce in August 2020 as a policy advocate specializing in labor and employment and workers’ compensation issues. Before...

Remote Work: Workers’ Comp Liabilities

In Episode 85 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and workers’ compensation expert Randy Pollak discuss current...

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 August 31, when the Legislature began...

D&I Critical to Strong Organizations

In Episode 83 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dr. Jessica Milam, Inclusion and Diversity Advisor to the U.S....

Communications Specialist Rejoins CalChamber

Jennifer Johnson, IOM, longtime specialist in chamber of commerce communications, has returned to the California Chamber of Commerce as director of local chamber relations. Johnson...

COVID-19 Litigation Trends, Takeaways

In Episode 82 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank talks with employment litigation expert Kristen Nesbit, partner...

34 CalChamber Member Companies Rank Among Best Places to Work in the Bay Area

Thirty-four California Chamber of Commerce member companies were recently highlighted by the San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal as some of...

COVID-19: What Employers Ask – Part 3

In Episode 81 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

COVID-19: Planning for School Closures

In Episode 80 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Bianca Saad...

Panelists Share Insights on Fostering Diversity, Inclusion; Video Available

Fostering diversity and inclusion in the workforce requires strong intention and difficult conversations, Audra Bohannon, senior client partner at Korn Ferry, advises in a...