Sunday, December 16, 2018

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

CalChamber Supports Propositions 1 and 2

Yes to Water Supply/Storage, Rainy Day Reserve The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting Proposition 1 and Proposition 2 on the November general election ballot. Proposition...

CalChamber Opposition Stops Job Killers

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped stop three more job killer bills from continuing past the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. Held...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Continues Push to Clarify Draft Prop. 65 Warning Rules

A coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to highlight “unclear and ambiguous” sections of draft changes to the state’s Proposition 65...

Coalition Fights Expansion of Employment Litigation

The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition of employer groups and local chambers of commerce are opposing a job killer bill that...

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to...

Storms a Long Way from Abating Drought; Water Conservation, Allocations Still Down

A strong storm system is rolling through California, prompting mudslide concerns in the Northern and Southern half of the state, particularly in areas that...

Fuel Price Increase Bill Gets Committee OK

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state passed a Senate...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Craft, Pass Comprehensive Drought Legislation

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of Western farmers, ranchers and businesses, as well as urban, suburban and rural residents, are urging...

Career Technical Education Bill Moves in Assembly

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help the state meet future workforce needs passed an Assembly policy committee this week with unanimous...

Job Killer No. 20 Stalls on Assembly Floor

A day after being added to the California Chamber of Commerce job killer list, a bill dealing with release clauses fell short of votes...

CalChamber, Broad Business Coalition Support Federal Ports Legislation

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a large coalition to ensure that port disruptions due to labor contract negotiations do not have a...

CalChamber Backs Bills to Speed Water Supply Solutions

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a number of bills to expedite and reduce costs for water storage facilities, drought mitigation measures and...

Employer Liability Concerns Unanswered as Retirement Savings Bill Advances

Legislation mandating a state-run retirement savings program for private sector employees continues to move in the Senate despite strong concerns expressed by the California...

Proposal to Expedite Housing Projects Fails to Pass

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that sought to expedite and reduce costs for housing projects failed to pass an Assembly policy...

Retirement Savings Plan: Questions Remain for State

Numerous questions remain about how the new state-run retirement savings program will be implemented, but it is critical that everyone be educated about their...

CalChamber, Coalition Continue to Voice Concerns on Draft Prop. 65 Warning Rules

Although improved since previous iterations, proposed revisions to the Proposition 65 warning regulations by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) continue to...