Monday, January 21, 2019

Limit on Use of Settlement/Arbitration Agreements Passes

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill to limit the use of settlement agreements and arbitration agreements for labor and employment claims passed...

Governor Urges Listeners: ‘Act as Californians First’

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. called on Republicans and Democrats to “find more things to do together” in his State of the State Address...

Senate to Consider Unnecessary Mandate

The Senate will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that imposes new unnecessary and burdensome duties on employers related to the employer’s written...

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

Independent Contractor Test: Legislature Should Act

During an interview with KPCC radio this week, Jennifer Barrera, senior vice president of policy for the California Chamber of Commerce, highlighted the urgent...

Action Needed: Stop Costly, State-Run Health Care

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to speak out against a costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care...

Just 1 Job Killer Remains

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and its allies in the closing days of the legislative session prevented one energy-related job killer...

State-Run Health Care Bill Stalls in California Assembly

A costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California has been put on hold in the California Assembly...

CalChamber Presents November Ballot Guide

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

Voters, CalChamber Agree: No on Props. 6, 8 & 10

Voters ultimately agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce on three hotly contested ballot measures, rejecting Propositions 6, 8 and 10 on the November...

CalChamber Stops All 29 Job Killer Bills

On his final day to act on legislation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the last surviving California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill. AB...

CalChamber Identifies Three More Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to...

Coalition Builds Support for Independent Workers

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition of businesses and organizations in support of workers’ ability to work independently. Through its website at...

Suspense File Recap: Many Harmful Bills Stopped, But Many Remain; Several Helpful Bills Move

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees on Friday to reach...

Recap at Summer Break Shows Mixed Results

A review of action on major legislation for business before the Legislature began its summer recess last week shows both good and disappointing outcomes...

Governor Signs CEQA Reform, Land Use Bills

Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help expedite home building, one dealing with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reform and another with...

Evans Hotels Exec to Chair CalChamber Board in 2019

Grace Evans Cherashore, executive chairwoman of Evans Hotels, provider of San Diego waterfront resorts, has been elected the 2019 chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.