Introducing Redding REGIONAL Airport

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Air service out of our city has “taken off” in recent years thanks in large part to the efforts of the Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County, City of Redding, and the other contributors to airline revenue guarantees and other intangible work. The current and potential expansion (such as a long-awaited Denver flight) has created […]

Alert – June 24, 2022

CalChamber Promotes Media Relations Spokesperson to Lead Communications CalChamber – June 24, 2022 0 Denise Davis, longtime spokesperson for the California Chamber of Commerce, has been promoted to executive vice president of communications, responsible for leading the organization’s…

Workers’ Comp Job Killer Proposal Fails to Move

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Legislation expanding the presumption that certain diseases and injuries are caused by the workplace failed in an Assembly policy committee this week for lack of a motion. SB 213 (Cortese; D-San Jose) was opposed as a job killer by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition including numerous local chambers of commerce. It would […]

CalChamber Promotes Media Relations Spokesperson to Lead Communications

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Denise Davis Denise Davis, longtime spokesperson for the California Chamber of Commerce, has been promoted to executive vice president of communications, responsible for leading the organization’s communications strategy and outreach. She will continue to head CalChamber media relations and manage the CalChamber’s involvement in select issue advocacy and ballot measure campaigns. “Denise has been central […]

Steps to Take When Audit Reveals Errors in Completed I-9 Form

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I am planning to audit our completed I-9 forms. What do I do if I find errors? Good for you! It is a best practice to regularly self-audit completed I-9 forms. Before performing the audit, decide the scope of your review. Will you review all forms or a sample? If auditing a sample, make sure […]

Bill Harming Film Industry Passes Committee; Collective Bargaining Concerns Acknowledged

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A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would drive film industry jobs out of California passed a Senate policy committee this week. The bill, AB 437 (Kalra; D-San Jose), passed the Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee on June 22. Committee members acknowledged opponents’ concerns about the bill’s interference in the collective bargaining process […]

Senate Committee Moves Bill Jeopardizing State’s Music Industry

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A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would deliver a massive blow to the state’s music industry and drive talent and jobs out of California passed a Senate policy committee this week with one Democrat voting no. The proposal, AB 983 (Kalra; D-San Jose), changes the rules for recording agreements in the state, undermines the […]

CalSavers Small Business Registration Deadline: June 30

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Small businesses with five or more employees that don’t offer a qualified retirement plan have less than a week to register with CalSavers, a retirement savings program for private-sector workers. As required by law, employers are mandated to register with CalSavers by June 30, 2022 if they: • Have at least five California-based employees, at […]