L.A. Business This Week

Chamber receives STEP grant funding for eighth consecutive year

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on September 18, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber has once again received funding through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program to help small businesses enter and succeed in the international marketplace.

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Business leaders support early childhood

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 18, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber co-sponsored a reception on Sept. 18 with Sen. Lena Gonzalez and Education & Workforce Development Council Chair, Tamika Lang, to share why investing in early childhood benefits working parents, employers and the economy.

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Bringing paid family leave to working adults

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 17, 2019 at 3:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Government & Fiscal Affairs Council and Education & Workforce Development Council held a joint meeting discussing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed expansion of the state’s current paid family leave laws.

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Titans of Talent take over the Chamber

L.A. Area Chamber on September 17, 2019 at 11:00:00 am in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber hosted the "Titans of Talent" employer recognition event to thank employers who have provided internships and jobs to youth from predominantly low-income and underrepresented communities.

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California State Legislature concludes 2019 session

Center for Business Advocacy on September 16, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Last Friday was the deadline for the California State Senate and California State Assembly to pass bills out of their respective houses.

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Maria S. Salinas attends first Future of Work convening

L.A. Area Chamber on September 13, 2019 at 12:00:00 am in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas traveled to Sacramento to attend the first meeting of the Future of Work Commission. 

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Chamber's World Trade Week Committee kicks off planning for 2020 event

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on September 12, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber’s World Trade Week (WTW) Southern California committee kicked off its plenary meetings last week under the leadership of 2020 Committee Chair Cindy Allen, vice president, regulatory affairs and compliance, FedEx Logistics.

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Chamber launches new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Human Resources Council

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 11, 2019 at 1:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Human Resources Council held a successful first meeting on Wednesday with more than 80 attendees.

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Hon. Jesķs Seade leads briefing on U.S.-Mexico trade relationship and USMCA

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on September 9, 2019 at 8:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber hosted Hon. Jesús Seade, undersecretary for North America for the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Sign the pledge to promote Fair Chance hiring practices

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 9, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber joined the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and other business and community partners to announce the launch of an awareness campaign to promote Fair Chance hiring. 

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