Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: COVID-19 Grant

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In Episode 161 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws...

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Relief Bill Awaits Action

Legislation establishing the COVID-19 Relief Grant Program within the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) awaits action by the Governor. AB 152 (Committee...

Extending CalCompetes Incentive Program Key to Job Growth, Statewide Investments

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the deepest recession since the Great Depression. But just as the economic toll was steep, so is our economic recovery. Much...

Governor Signs Sick Leave, Small Business Relief Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom this week signed a bill package providing $6.1 billion in tax relief, tax credits and grants for small businesses hurt by...

CalChamber-Led Effort Results in Small Business COVID-19 Relief

An effort led by the California Chamber of Commerce with the support of a large coalition of allied groups has resulted in passage of...

COVID Paid Sick Leave, Tax Credit Package Moving

The Legislature will take its first actions on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022 budget and policy proposals this week and next, after negotiating a...

State Opens Grant Program for Live Venues Hit by COVID-19

From October 29 through November 19, the state is accepting grant applications from independent live event venues that have been affected by the pandemic. The...

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant: New Funding Round to Open in September

New applicants for California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program will be able to apply in the funding round opening on September 9 and...

Just-Signed Bills Offer Relief from Pandemic Hardship

Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation this week to provide relief to Californians experiencing pandemic hardship. Included in the package were bills to allocate another $2.1...

CalChamber Members Answer Oakland African American Chamber Call to Support Resiliency Fund to Help Small Businesses

When the coronavirus pandemic hit last year and local small businesses struggled to survive, the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC) launched a...