Save Small Business Initiative: A Year of Commitment and Action

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Sean Hackbarth A year ago, with the pandemic beginning to ravage the country, and our economy shutting down, the U.S. Chamber and the U.S. Chamber Foundation directed their people and resources to focus on helping small businesses. Last April, we launched the Save Small Business Initiative, our commitment to helping small business recover and succeed. As […]

Local Leadership Leads to Lower Unemployment


Sometimes we just don’t realize how good we have it. Not that the pandemic has been all sunshine and roses for all local businesses. For many, the struggle has been real. That said, I have continued to be encouraged by the unemployment data that is shared with the Chamber each month from the Employment Development Department, […]

Higher Ed Integral to Business Needs

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In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Lande Ajose, senior policy advisor for higher education to Governor Gavin Newsom, discuss the challenges the state faces in its goal to ensure that higher education remains accessible to all Californians.California has some of the best regional economies in the world […]