Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Help Rename CalChamber Grassroots Program

What’s in a name? For years, the California Chamber of Commerce has identified its advocacy outlet devoted to encouraging involvement on legislative and regulatory...

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...

Rules May Require Employers to Monitor Air Quality/Provide Respirators

New regulations for safety in the workplace are in motion as Cal/OSHA looks to protect employees from detrimental effects of working near or around...

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...

In Memoriam: Edwin A. Guiles

Edwin A. Guiles, 2008 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, passed away on June 7 at the age of 69. While...

#RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces

A new HR tip posted online this week as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. The...

CalChamber Podcast Discusses Employee Misclassification

There are so many different types of workers: hourly employees, managers, supervisors, exempt employees, and independent contractors. But how do you classify each one...

Housing Crisis Challenge Gets Attention at Breakfast

The housing challenge facing California was one focus of remarks by Governor Gavin Newsom and California Chamber of Commerce Chair Grace Evans Cherashore at...

Collaboration Can Solve State Challenges, Expand Housing, Economic Opportunities

Following are remarks presented by Grace Evans Cherashore, 2019 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, at the 94th Annual Sacramento...

Importance of Tourism, Trade, Other Issues Take Center Stage at International Forum

California’s top issues, including tourism’s impact on the state, and federal initiatives to facilitate Indo-Pacific trade, took center stage at the California Chamber of...

New CalChamber Podcast Discusses ‘Ghosting’ in the Workplace

As employers are finding it harder and harder to fill positions, a new problem that is arising is job abandonment and applicants disappearing in...

CalChamber Highlights Corona, Canoga Park Business Leaders’ Efforts

The California Chamber of Commerce honored business executives from Corona and Canoga Park last week with its 2019 Small Business Advocate of the Year...

19 Local Chambers Receive 2019 President’s Circle Award

The California Chamber of Commerce has named 19 local chambers of commerce to receive the 2019 President’s Circle Award. The award, first presented in 2009,...