Thursday, December 12, 2019

Stalled, Moving Employment Law Proposals in Current Legislative Cycle

A number of bills that would have hindered employers in the state have been stopped for the year, but a few others remain. In...

Sharp HealthCare CEO to Chair CalChamber Board

Michael W. Murphy, president and chief executive officer of Sharp HealthCare, an integrated health system in San Diego County, has been elected as 2016...

Podcast Examines Proposed Expansion of Leaves of Absence Programs

The California Chamber of Commerce has released its ninth episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy. The...

Off the Wall Photo Contest Winners

The California Chamber of Commerce has named the winning entries in the Off the Wall Photo Contest. A strong field of 54 contestants submitted photos...

Lead Co-Counsel Recaps Teacher Tenure Case for CalChamber Board

The landmark court decision striking down state teacher tenure laws was not anti-union or anti-teacher, but “pro student,” the attorney who led the legal...

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...

Podcast Recaps Top Issues for Final Weeks of Session

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

CalChamber Member Companies Among Fortune Magazine’s 50 Best Workplaces

Seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been ranked among the “50 Best Small and Medium-Size Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine. Small...

CalChamber Podcast Focuses on Meals and Breaks at the Office

Although California’s meal and rest break rules are intended to give hourly employees time to take breaks during their shifts, problems can arise if...

Correction: 22 CalChamber Members Among 100 Best Companies to Work For

The April 15 Alert article listing members on the Fortune list of “100 Best Companies to Work For,” should have included one additional California...

CalChamber Membership Includes Access to Local Ordinances Section on HRCalifornia

Cities and counties in California continue to pass local ordinances affecting businesses. The California Chamber of Commerce has designed a section on HRCalifornia.com to...

CalChamber Names Retail Marketing Specialist as Grassroots Coordinator

The California Chamber of Commerce has named Natalie Leighton, a retail marketing specialist, to spearhead its grassroots program. Leighton works closely with the CalChamber public...

CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans

Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to...

Media Strategists Dissect Presidential Politics for CalChamber Board

  Rob Stutzman (first), Stutzman Public Affairs, moderates as Stephanie Cutter of Precision Strategies and Kevin Madden of Hamilton Place Strategies share comments, analysis...

Trade, Technology, Climate Among Topics at Gathering

The importance of international trade, immigration reform and technology to California were the subjects of a speech given by California Chamber of Commerce Board...