What’s the Value of a CalChamber Membership?
Power your business with a CalChamber membership
Running a business is hard, and when it comes to your biggest resource — your employees — you need a partner who can be a source of truth for compliance and training. From labor law posters to employee handbooks and more, CalChamber can help make managing HR easier.
We free up your time so you can focus on what matters most, your business!
We offer 3 levels of membership — Online, Preferred, and Enterprise — each tailored to your specific needs. So, regardless of the size of your business, we are confident that a membership with CalChamber is well worth a look!
Our newest membership offering, Enterprise, is designed to offer an all-in-one HR solution, with 24/7 access to answers, and high-quality products that help you meet your compliance requirements. A few of the many great benefits include:
- 5 additional accesses (6 total) to California-specific employment law and HR resources at HRCalifornia.com, our members-only portal.
- Unlimited calls to our team of Employment Law Experts through the Labor Law Helpline to better understand employment laws, regulations, court cases and administrative procedures.
- 10 employee and 3 supervisor seats to our best-in-class California Harassment Prevention Training course, and 3 seats to our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion course.
- 50% discount on the first two hours of employment law advice from participating law firms.
- 20% year-round discount on CalChamber compliance products and training.
- 1 required California and federal labor law poster (laminated).
We are the advocates for California businesses.
California Chamber of Commerce is the largest broad-based business advocate to the government in California.
CalChamber membership represents one-quarter of the private sector jobs in California and includes firms of all sizes and industries from across the state. More than 230 local chambers of commerce are affiliated with CalChamber and are integral partners in the Chamber's efforts to promote business-friendly policies.
Regardless of whether you have a small company or a large organization, you'll face challenges — especially when it comes to managing employees. As a business professional, you'll also need to be prepared for difficulties that arise from changing economic conditions, the perpetually evolving political landscape, and emerging social issues. Being aware of how these uncertainties affect your workforce can help you and your employees thrive through challenges and adversity.
Based on a survey of CalChamber members in January 2023:
67% have been in existence for 25 years or more; 31% for 50 years or more; 6% for 100 years or more.
9% have been in existence for nine years or less.
19% are owned/co-owned by women.
37% are owned/co-owned by ethnic minorities or persons of mixed ethnicity.
31% do business internationally.
43% plan to add employees in 2023, while 53% plan to maintain the size of their workforce.
91% offer health insurance coverage.
91% offer a retirement savings plan.
What's the value of a CalChamber membership?
In today's workplace, you're expected to do more with less — tackle more projects in less time, and do it all with a reduced budget. We know how stressful this can be, and we offer the solutions you need to succeed!
If it takes a village to grow a successful business, who do you turn to when you need help with California employment law challenges?
Join CalChamber and tap into expert guidance for California employers so businesses like yours can comply with frequently changing employment laws and thrive in a heavily regulated environment.
Membership plans and pricing
Perks & Discounts Program
Take advantage of discounts on well-known services like FedEx, UPS and Salary.com, providing savings of $3,000 or more a year.
Seminars & Webinars
Receive notifications to purchase seats to HR compliance seminars and webinars, as well as invitations to free members-only webinars.
Earn up to 12 recertification credits and get $25 off the initial HRCI certification exam.
HRCI Study Tool
Prepare for the HRCI PHRca® specific exam with the digital HRCI Study Tool, which links to the required body of knowledge for California certification.
Sample Employee Handbook Policies
Adapt sample employee handbook policies to fit your company's needs, including a mandatory policy for harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Which Laws Apply
Use this tool to quickly determine which employment laws apply to your business.
New Hire Guide
Access California-specific checklists, employment applications, new hire paperwork and pamphlets you're legally required to provide to new hires, all in one place.
Use these helpful tools to simplify certain HR tasks, such as employee classification, leave eligibility and safety compliance.
Forms & Checklists
Access over 300 downloadable HR forms and checklists — many available in Spanish, plus the ability to personalize others with your company's name and logo.
Receive expert answers to over 600 questions covering a full range of HR and employment law topics.
Explore our vast HR Library for clear explanations of California employment laws and regulations, including court cases, agency actions and best practices.
Get personalized guidance from a dedicated Account Manager to navigate all your member benefits.
20% Store Discount
Save 20% year-round on CalChamber compliance products and training.
Labor Law Helpline
*Access our team of Employment Law Experts through the Labor Law Helpline to better understand employment laws, regulations, court cases and administrative procedures.
Additional HRCalifornia Accesses
Get five additional accesses (six total) to California-specific employment law and HR resources at HRCalifornia.com, our members-only portal.
Discounted Legal Advice
Save 50% on the first two hours of employment law advice from participating law firms.
California Harassment Prevention Training & DEI Online Training
Get 10 employee and 3 supervisor seats to our best-in-class California Harassment Prevention Training course and 3 seats to our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion course.
California and Federal Labor Law Poster
Receive one required California and federal labor law poster (laminated). Available in English, Spanish, or Simplified Chinese.
*Starting July 1, 2023, Preferred level memberships will include a maximum of 12 Labor Law Helpline calls per membership year for new and renewing members.
Not ready to become a member yet? Then say YES to a 7-day free trial of a Cal Chamber Membership today – your go-to resource for compliance on California and federal employment laws. There's no obligation or credit card required.