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Voters Serious about Addressing Pandemic Consequences

Californians are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and expect their elected leaders to do the same. The sixth annual California Chamber of Commerce poll, The...

COVID-19 Surge Prompts Return to Purple Restrictions to Slow Virus Transmission

In response to a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, Governor Gavin Newsom this week announced he is “pulling an emergency brake”...

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at the Australian Consulate General...

New Guidance on COVID-19 Notices Law

In Episode 95 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the...

Economic/Cultural Vitality Provides Base for More Growth in Win-Win Partnership

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Joon-yong Park, Consulate General of the Republic of...

COVID-19 Update: State Cuts Ribbon on New Test Lab

A new laboratory in Valencia is expected to give California the ability to process more COVID-19 tests each day with faster turn-around times. Governor Gavin...

Similarities Foster Bilateral Partnerships, Advances in Health, Agriculture, Water

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Shlomi Kofman, Consulate General of Israel, Pacific Northwest...

COVID-19 Update: Personal Care Services, Theme Parks, Sporting Events

This week, state public health officials released new guidance for the operation of theme parks and outdoor stadiums, along with updates to the state’s...

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Requirements Coming

In Episode 92 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s...

Highly Diversified, Shared Connections Form Network for Growing Trade Relations

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen, consul general, Consulate General of Belgium in...

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for...

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Requests COVID-19 Draft Emergency Regulation

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has voted to grant, in part, Petition 583, which sought the creation of a COVID-19 emergency regulation for industries not...

Young, Tech Savvy Population Provides Strong Core for Building Future Investment

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Simon D.I. Soekarno, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia...

New State Law Creates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

In Episode 90 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB...

To ‘V’ or Not to ‘V,’ That is the Question…

The COVID-19 induced recession of 2020 began with the ferocity of an unexpected tsunami smashing onto the shore—one month the economy was fine, the...

COVID-19 Update: State Eyes Antigen Tests

This week, the state moved more counties to a less restrictive COVID-19 category and Dr. Mark Ghaly, California Health and Human Services Agency secretary,...

California Legislature Fumbles Chance to Boost Economic Recovery in State

The California Legislature fumbled a chance to boost economic recovery in the state by choosing the easy path: business-as-usual. Facing the three horsemen of the...