Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Systems Integrated CEO to Chair CalChamber Board

Susan Corrales-Diaz, president and chief executive officer of Systems Integrated, an Orange County-based technology firm, has been elected as 2017 chair of the California...

Governor Names Becerra as State Attorney General

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week named California Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to succeed Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, who was elected...

Voters, CalChamber Agree

California voters agreed with California Chamber of Commerce positions this week, passing CalChamber-supported Propositions 51, 52, 54 and 58, and rejecting Proposition 61. CalChamber-opposed...

CalChamber Election Special

This special electronic edition of Alert pulls together all things election-related that the California Chamber of Commerce has distributed in recent months. Collected here for...

CalChamber Publishes Annual Vote Record

This edition of Alert includes the annual tally of California legislators’ floor votes on selected California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. The vote record, the...

Wins in Some Areas Offset by Cost Increases in Others

For the California employer community, the 2016 legislative year will have a variety of impacts, depending on the industry and size of business. Small businesses...

CalChamber Presents Handy Ballot Guide

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

19 Job Killer Bills Fall to CalChamber Opposition

Nineteen of 24 job killer bills identified this year by the California Chamber of Commerce were stopped before the 2016 legislative session came to...

CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, August 31, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped...

Amended Leave Mandate Is Attack on Small Business

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging small business owners to contact their legislators and the Governor to express strong opposition to SB 654...

Leave Mandate Job Killer Revived in Legislature

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer leave mandate that will significantly harm small employers in California with as few as 10 employees has...

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...

Double-Pay Holiday Bill Awaits Action by Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that unfairly targets two classifications of employers, increases their costs, and creates a competitive disadvantage by forcing them...

Job Killer Vote Record: Key Wins; Battles Remain

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes taken on job killer bills before the Legislature’s summer recess, as well as 2015...

Barrier to New Housing Blocked by Opposition

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that would have created another barrier to construction of new, affordable housing is likely dead for the...

CalChamber, Business Opposition Stops Job Killer

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that exposed businesses to costly litigation when goods are “substantially similar,” yet priced differently, was pulled...

Assembly Committee Delays Vote on Job Killer Bill

The Assembly Judiciary Committee this week delayed voting on a job killer bill that if passed, will expose businesses to costly litigation when goods...