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CalChamber Board Names Barrera Next President/CEO

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has appointed Jennifer Barrera as the organization’s next president and CEO, effective October 1, 2021. Barrera will...

CalChamber General Counsel Erika Frank to Depart

Erika Frank, longtime general counsel and executive vice president of legal affairs for the California Chamber of Commerce, has accepted a position at the...

CalChamber President Announces Plan to Retire

This week, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg informed the CalChamber Board of Directors and the organization’s staff of his planned retirement at the...

California Supreme Court Rules on Meal Period Premium Pay

In Episode 125 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and legislative advocates...

Governor Aims Grant Relief at Struggling Small Business

  Small business was in the spotlight this year at the 95th Annual Virtual Sacramento Host Breakfast on May 13. Governor Gavin Newsom, speaking to the...

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In Episode 118 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace...

Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy

In Episode 116 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and...

Capitol Summit, Host Breakfast Go Virtual

This year’s CalChamber Capitol Summit and the 95th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. The Capitol Summit is scheduled...

Thank You Valued Members

As we approach the one-year anniversary of lockdown initiations in California due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank...

COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace

In Episode 110 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what...

Advice, Insight on Diversity in Workplace from Leaders in Private, Public Sectors

“Diversity without inclusion means nothing,” Northrop Grumman Sector Vice President Kevin Mitchell told attendees of a recent California Chamber of Commerce panel webinar that...

CalChamber Members Answer Oakland African American Chamber Call to Support Resiliency Fund to Help...

When the coronavirus pandemic hit last year and local small businesses struggled to survive, the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC) launched a...

2021 Issues Guide Available on Website

The California Chamber of Commerce 2021 Business Issues and Legislative Guide is available now on the CalChamber website at www.calchamber.com/businessissues. This easy-to-reference publication presents ways...

Lucas Public Affairs CEO to Chair CalChamber in 2021

Donna L. Lucas, chief executive officer and president of Lucas Public Affairs (LPA), has been elected the 2021 chair of the California Chamber of...

A Year Like None Other

It’s safe to say that we could never have predicted nor been prepared for what this year would have in store for us as...

Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

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...