Building a Bridge Over a Growing Chasm

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The message from the Chamber at all levels to Congress: “It is time for action”. You can make our collective voice stronger by also urging lawmakers to act now. On Monday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged Congress to reach a final agreement on a relief package that would, among other things, provide a longer […]

3 New Labor Laws Employers Should Know

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In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad to highlight three important new labor laws passed this fall: SB 1159, AB 1867, and SB 1383. SB 1159: Workers’ Compensation COVID-19 Presumptions SB 1159 went into effect […]

Small Business Owners Still Feel Pain of Pandemic and Fear More to Come

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Thaddeus Swanek Small businesses anticipate the worst of the pandemic is still ahead according to the Q4 2020 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI). The poll, released this week, also finds that half (50%) of small businesses see operating for a year or less in the current business climate before having […]