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San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Statement on Minimum Wage Consensus Measure

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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San Francisco is in the midst of an affordability crisis, as the costs of living and doing business in our city continue to increase. The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce recognizes minimum wage as one important factor in addressing affordability issues in our city,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Statement on MUNI “Sickout”

June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce calls on Muni workers to get back on the job of helping people get where they need to go. Muni workers should complete the collective bargaining process to keep the city’s transit system moving until a new labor agreement can be reached.

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Statement on Central Market Turnaround

April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce applauds Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for their leadership charting the course for Central Market’s turnaround, and continues to stand behind the successful Central Market Payroll Tax Exclusion that has helped bring 18 technology companies,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Joins New National Business Coalition On Federal Research Funding

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 16, 2014) – Recognizing that cuts to federal research budgets threaten innovation and economic growth, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has joined with 32 other Chambers of Commerce to date from across the country to form “Business for Federal Research Funding,” a new coalition advocating for strong research funding growth in the federal budget.

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Statement on Preemptive Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is outraged by the preemptive minimum wage ballot measure designed by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021, the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment and other labor and activist groups.

“The Minimum Wage Act of 2014 flies in the face of collaboration and partnership,” said Bob Linscheid,

AFFORDABILITY AND HOUSING TOP LIST OF VOTER CONCERNS IN 2014

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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2014 Dignity Health CityBeat Poll Unveiled by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce at Annual Breakfast Event Reveals Concerns over Cost-of-Living in San Francisco
 
San Francisco voters are generally content with their city and the services it provides,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and Townsquared Announce Partnership to Connect All S.F. Businesses

February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and Townsquared today announced a strategic partnership to connect all San Francisco businesses in a free and secure online private network powered by Townsquared and accessible through the Chamber’s website,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Rolls Out New Website and Partnership Packages for S.F. Businesses

January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce today launched its redesigned website, www.SFChamber.com, and announced new partnership packages to better serve San Francisco’s unique and innovative business community. The new website and membership offerings build off the Chamber’s recent re-branding initiative and help deliver on the organization’s mission to attract,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Releases Economic Scorecard, Signals Expanded Advocacy Agenda in 2014

January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce today released its annual economic scorecard – the Paychecks & Pink Slips Scorecard – revealing the Board of Supervisors’ continued progress growing the economy, creating jobs and improving government efficiency in San Francisco.

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners of the 22nd Annual Excellence in Business Awards

October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Walgreens, The Presidio Trust, Splunk, San Francisco International Airport, Edible Excursions, Nextdoor, Webcor Builders and Beth Sutkus Thompson presented with Top Awards Honoring Business Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of its prestigious Excellence in Business (Ebbies) Awards presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch,

San Francisco Chamber Unveils New Logo, Brand Identity

October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Bold New Look and Feel for San Francisco’s Largest Business Network

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce today unveiled a new logo and brand identity to better reflect San Francisco’s unique and innovative business community.

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Appoints New Chair of the Board to Its Foundation

September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
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San Francisco, September 17, 2013 – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce announced today that it has appointed David Kaufman as the new Chair of the Board for its foundation. Established in 1990, the Chamber’ foundation houses strategic initiatives including: the San Francisco Center for Economic Development (SFCED),

ForecastSF 2013 Points to Continued Economic Growth

September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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New San Francisco Economic Forecast Reveals Strong Per Capita Income Growth; Peter Gruebele of Wells Fargo Named Chair-elect of San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

San Francisco, September 11, 2013 – More than 300 business and civic leaders convened today at ForecastSF 2013,

San Francisco Business Leaders Call on Governor Brown to “Break Log Jam” in Bard Labor Negotiations

August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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San Francisco, August 21, 2013 – With little progress made to date during the 60-day cooling off period ordered by Governor Jerry Brown for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1555 and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021,

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Announces Finalists for the 2013 Ebbies

August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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San Francisco, August 15, 2013 – The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce today announced the finalists for the 2013 Excellence in Business Awards (the “Ebbies”), San Francisco’s preeminent awards competition honoring excellence in business, presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.