Sunday, August 25, 2019

CalChamber Explains New Laws for 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce is presenting handy summaries of new legislation taking effect in 2016 that will affect the day-to-day operations of California...

CalChamber-Endorsed Plan to Close Workforce Gap Gets Unanimous Approval

The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges this week unanimously approved recommendations of a special task force on how to strengthen workforce...

CalChamber, Coalition Blast Deceptive Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition to stop a November 2016 ballot measure that threatens to significantly disrupt infrastructure development, jobs...

CalChamber Actively Seeks California Water Solutions

The persistent drought has made water issues a very high priority for California voters, according to a recent poll. For the California Chamber of...

CalChamber Stops 18 of 19 Job Killer Bills in 2015

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills on his desk this week. In 2015, CalChamber identified...

CalChamber Stops 18 of 19 Job Killer Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday vetoed the two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills on his desk. In 2015, CalChamber identified 19...

CalChamber-Backed Bill Gets Governor’s Signature

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill creating a tool that can help address the challenges faced by California’s most disadvantaged and poorest areas was...

16 Job Killer Bills Stopped

Late the evening of September 11 as the 2015 legislative session came to a close, 16 of 19 identified job killer bills had been...

CalChamber-Backed Bills Go to Governor

A number of bills supported by the California Chamber of Commerce have passed the Legislature in recent weeks and will be considered next by...

Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Bill Held

The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files this week, holding one job killer, and moving four to the Assembly Floor. In addition,...

Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Awaiting Vote by Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that if enacted could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers as well as...

Job Killer Vote Record Shows Success, Challenges

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes on job killer bills before legislators went on their summer break. Although opposition from the...

10 Job Killer Bills Remain at Start of Summer Recess

As of the July 17 deadline for bills to pass policy committees and move to the floor, seven Senate job killer bills and two...

Rx for Paid Sick Leave: Amendments Effective Immediately

On July 13, 2015, the Legislature passed “clean-up” amendments to the paid sick leave law—the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The Governor...

U.S. High Court Upholds Citizen Redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Arizona citizens’ decision to have congressional district lines drawn by an independent redistricting commission rather...

New Paid Sick Leave Law in Effect Today

​​(July 1, 2015) Today, California’s new mandatory sick leave policy goes into effect for all employers and all emplo​yees in California. In the latest CalChamber...

CalChamber Welcomes U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Arizona Redistricting Case​​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, et al. “Today’s decision...