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Court Rules in Favor of Bay Area Council in Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration H-1B Restrictions image

Court Rules in Favor of Bay Area Council in Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration H-1B Restrictions

The U.S. District Court for Northern California today handed the Bay Area Council a major victory in its lawsuit to block the Trump Administration ...
After Raising Objections, Bay Area Council Applauds End of 60% Work from Home Mandate image

After Raising Objections, Bay Area Council Applauds End of 60% Work from Home Mandate

An onerous work-from-home mandate on Bay Area businesses was formally shelved today (Nov. 20) after the Bay Area Council raised strong objections. ...
Bay Area Council Sues Trump Administration to Block New H1-B Visa Restrictions image

Bay Area Council Sues Trump Administration to Block New H1-B Visa Restrictions

The Bay Area Council today filed suit to block the Trump Administration from implementing harmful new restrictions that effectively gut an importan...
Statement on Gov. Newsom’s order banning gas-powered vehicles image

Statement on Gov. Newsom’s order banning gas-powered vehicles

The Bay Area Council, which was the first business organization to endorse California’s historic AB 32 Global Solutions Act and has worked ag...
Bay Area Council Hails Court Ruling in Favor of Regional Measure 3 image

Bay Area Council Hails Court Ruling in Favor of Regional Measure 3

The Bay Area Council today hailed a state Court of Appeal ruling rejecting a legal challenge to Regional Measure 3 (RM3), which voters approved in ...
California Resilience Challenge Winners Announced image

California Resilience Challenge Winners Announced

The California Resilience Challenge, an unprecedented statewide initiative of the Bay Area Council Foundation, unveiled the winners of its 2020 c...
Statement: Improve and Expand ACA, Don’t Eliminate It image

Statement: Improve and Expand ACA, Don’t Eliminate It

The Bay Area Council released a statement today (June 26) in response to a legal brief the Trump Administration filed Thursday calling on the U.S. ...
Bay Area Council Statement on President Trump’s Plan to Extend Restrictions on Foreign Workers image

Bay Area Council Statement on President Trump’s Plan to Extend Restrictions on Foreign Workers

Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman today (June 22) issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to sign an executive order extending ...
California Resilience Challenge Announces Winners of 2020 Climate Resilience Grants image

California Resilience Challenge Announces Winners of 2020 Climate Resilience Grants

Today the California Resilience Challenge, an initiative of the Bay Area Council Foundation, announced the 12 winners of its $2 million climate res...
New Report to Governor’s Paid Family Leave Task Force Highlights Key Effects of Program to Date image

New Report to Governor’s Paid Family Leave Task Force Highlights Key Effects of Program to Date

California’s landmark Paid Family Leave (PFL) program has enabled more mothers to enter the workforce while helping bring down labor costs for ma...
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