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Days Remain to Stop Split Roll Tax Hike

With just days to go before the November 3 election, the No on Prop 15 campaign continues to highlight the problems the split roll...

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 Presents Concise Ballot Guide

This edition of Alert includes a special report on the November ballot measures, including brief summaries of the California Chamber of Commerce reasons for...

Ads Highlight Problems with Prop. 15 Split Roll

With just weeks remaining before the November 3 general election, the broad-based campaign opposing Proposition 15 is highlighting reasons to vote against the split...

Employment Mandates Pass, on Way to Governor Newsom

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills made it out of the Legislature late on August 31, the last night of the session,...

Record Heat Kicks Off Wave of Rolling Blackouts

For the first time in 20 years, California experienced rolling blackouts at more than 400,000 homes and businesses this week as energy demand outpaced...

Poll Shows Strategies Voters Favor to Restore Economy

California voters are understandably anxious about the health and economic crises facing families and workplaces. The California Chamber of Commerce commissioned a brief survey...

All Californians Lose If Split Roll Tax Passes

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business and taxpayer groups are leading a strong effort to defeat the split roll property...

Governor Dims Reopening, Issues Guidance for Schools

In response to COVID-19 flareups in multiple counties, Governor Gavin Newsom last week ordered all counties to close indoor operations of certain sectors as...

Employer Mandates Among Bills Moving in Legislature

When the COVID-19 crisis hit, legislators adopted a self-imposed limit on legislation they would be pursuing this year. Even so, when the summer recess...

CalChamber Announces Leave Mandate as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce this week announced that SB 1383 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) has been identified as a job killer bill. The bill...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Help Childcare Providers

California’s economy is slowly reopening, indicated by increased sales, fewer unemployment claims, and more traffic. But many residents who cannot work from home may...

CalChamber Recommends Ways to Fire Up Economy

Setting liability limits for employers facing lawsuits over COVID-19 exposure, postponing the 2021 minimum wage hike, and expediting retraining programs for unemployed workers are...

Assembly Committee Moves Job Killer Bills to Next Stage

A job killer bill that will significantly restrict Californians’ ability to access home and auto loans by placing onerous burdens on lenders, which will...

CalChamber Releases 2020 Job Killer Bill List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its annual job killer list, which includes 10 bills that threaten California’s economic recovery and would...

Governor: State Can Begin to Modify Stay Home Orders

Governor Gavin Newsom this week released guidelines under which a limited number of “lower-risk” industries can prepare to reopen. Emphasizing that data shows that Californians’...

Be Aware of Liabilities under Cal-WARN Act

In Episode 67 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss key...