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Nominate an Outstanding Small Business Leader

Friday, April 06, 2018

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award recognizes small business owners who have...
Small Biz Week

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Greater Irvine Chamber partners U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. The conference...
City of Hope coming to Great Park Neighborhoods

Friday, March 30, 2018

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center, and Five Point Holdings, LLC (NYSE: FPH), the largest owner and developer of mixed-use,...
CalChamber to Offer Live Webinar on Hiring

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Source: CalChamber Recruiting, interviewing and hiring new employees involves significant legal risks if not handled properly. In fact, California has stricter protections for job applicants than...
High Court Decisions Leave Employers with Uncertainty

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Source: CalChamber Labor Law Standards Subject to Interpretation California employers are once again left with uncertainty regarding the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) Enforcement Policies and Interpretations...
Aluminum and Steel Duty Update

Monday, March 26, 2018

Source: Pisani & Roll LLP With the March 23 effective date for additional 10 percent duties on aluminum and 25 percent duties on steel now having passed,...
High Court Decisions Leave Employers with Uncertainty

Friday, March 23, 2018

Source: CalChamber California employers are once again left with uncertainty regarding the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) Enforcement Policies and Interpretations Manual following a California Supreme Court...
Six Wins as KORUS Turns Six

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

As we reach the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement’s sixth anniversary of entry into force today, it is useful to once again take stock of this...
Celebrate Irvine 2018 Set for June 20

Monday, March 19, 2018

Celebrate Irvine, the Greater Irvine Chamber’s annual luncheon, will recognize outstanding achievements in Irvine's business and nonprofit community along with the success of Irvine's Master Plan. The event...
Hoag Takes on PGA Tournament Sponsorship

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Orange County Business Journal has reported that Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has assumed the title sponsorship of Orange...
Irvine Featured in The Via Blog

Monday, March 12, 2018

Irvine is included in The Via Blog spring round-up "4 Places for a Beachside Spring Break."  The round-up features Orange County and highlights The Great...
Seventh Round of NAFTA Negotiations Concludes

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Source: CalChamber The seventh round of negotiations have concluded in Mexico City, Mexico, and the negotiators report closing three additional chapters of the North America Free...
Guidance for Employers on Immigration Enforcement Actions

Monday, February 26, 2018

Source: CalChamber Earlier this week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Labor Commissioner Julie Su issued two documents for California employers dealing with California’s Immigrant Worker...
Trade Report: California Exports Finish Strong in 2017

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Source: CalChamber California’s merchandise export trade soared in December, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics released February 6 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Foreign shipments...
You can Find Anything on Amazon — Even Our Future

Friday, September 29, 2017

Published in the Daily Pilot, Sept. 29, 2017  | By Bryan Starr, President & CEO, Greater Irvine Chamber, Economic Development, Destination Irvine         When Amazon announced it was looking...