• RESTARTING CALIFORNIA: A Plan From California’s Business Community

    Executive Summary – Governor Newsom’s mid-March Executive Order (N-33-20) was enacted to protect the public health during one of the most challenging pandemics in modern history. Based on the historical results for the Spanish flu in 1918-19, this executive order with the similar stay-at-home strategy (including no termination date) has been instrumental in helping to

  • COVID-19 Essential Services, Products, & Supply Chains

    Healthcare/Public Health: Workers providing COVID-19 testing; Workers that perform critical clinical research needed for COVID-19 response and other critical clinical research. Healthcare Providers and Caregivers (e.g., physicians, dentists, psychologists, mid-level practitioners, nurses and assistants, infection control and quality assurance personnel, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists and assistants, social workers, speech pathologists and diagnostic and therapeutic

  • Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

    Dear Acting Secretary Wolf and Director Krebs: On behalf of the CEO members of Business Roundtable who lead companies with, collectively, over 15 million employees, we appreciate the effort undertaken by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to develop an initial list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.”  We support

  • Letter on Labor Law Relief

    Governor Newsom, The California business community is doing all that it can to survive this current public health and economic crisis. We are working to support your leadership on the measures that will help protect all Californians in the critical month(s) ahead. Your issuance of Executive Order N-40-20, issued March 30, will help provide much-needed

  • Governor Newsom Covid Conformity BAC

    Dear Governor Newsom: We the undersigned organizations are writing to ask you to issue guidance that the current statewide shelter in place order, issued March 19th, is the standard by which all California businesses must operate and in instances where any local orders conflict with the State order, the State order preempts. Let us begin

  • Letter from CBRT and CBPA to Governor Newson

    Dear Governor Newsom: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we respectfully request your support to align the upcoming   second installment of property taxes, currently due on April 10, 2020, until July 15, 2020 to conform with already established delays on other state and federal taxes. Our organizations and members are working closely with your administration

  • COVID-19 In California and Steps For Employers to Take

    CBRT Members and Deputies, Following the first COVID-19 death in California, late yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide State of Emergency. This state of emergency will help streamline response strategies and help coordinate the appropriate responses at a statewide level. The emergency proclamation includes provisions that protect consumers against price gouging, allow for health

  • California Business Roundtable President Issues Response to Governor Newsom’s “Workload” Budget

    SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business Roundtable, issued the following statement today in response to the governor calling for a “workload” budget that recognizes the uncertainty of current and future revenue: “Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the FY 20-21 budget will essentially ‘shelter in place.’ We strongly support the governor’s proactive approach to

  • Business Roundtable Letter to the President on Essential Services Guidelines

    Dear Mr. President, Thank you for all that you and your Administration are doing to combat the coronavirus pandemic. This public health crisis brings with it an economic crisis, and we appreciate the work of your Administration to tackle both challenges. As you told Business Roundtable CEOs, limiting the health impact of the virus is

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