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CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Celebrate Longtime Trade Connections

The California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders explored subjects of mutual interest this week during a working luncheon in Sacramento. The June 12...

CalChamber Offers Recommendations for Changes to California Climate Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce recently submitted recommendations for changes to a potential general obligation bond measure being considered by the California Legislature that...

California Local Minimum Wage Increases Starting July 1, 2024

Instead of the beginning of the year, several California cities and counties implement their local minimum wage rate increases on July 1. California employers...

Job Killer Bills Miss Key Legislative Deadline

Three of the five remaining California Chamber of Commerce Job Killer bills missed the May 24 deadline to pass the house in which they...

72% of Voters Support Reforming California’s Lawsuit-First PAGA System

Seventy-two percent of California voters support reforming the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) to provide California regulators with increased authority to enforce employee labor...

Meal Break Timing: OK to Provide Early in Work Shift

We have an employee who is scheduled to work an eight-hour shift and routinely clocks out for his meal break after working only two...

CalChamber-Supported Bills Still Moving

Proposals still moving in the Legislature include a number of California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help small businesses and others with matters...

Public-Private Partnership Makes Difference in Launch of EV Truck Charging Depot

A new electric vehicle (EV) truck charging depot launched in May in Los Angeles is the product of an innovative public-private partnership between Prologis,...

Key 2024 Court Cases Affecting Employers

In Episode 197 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Employment Law Subject Matter Expert Vanessa Greene discuss three recent...

New Effort Simplifies Contracting, Boosts Small Biz Procurement Opportunities

The California Chamber of Commerce, in a collaborative effort with the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and the Northern California Small Business Development Center,...