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Legislature Sends Two Job Killer Bills to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will eliminate an agricultural employee’s right to cast an independent vote in secret union ballot...

Chamber Coalition Fights Forced Unionization Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of local chambers of commerce are fighting enactment of a job killer bill that seeks to...

Forced Unionization Bill Awaits Action by Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill seeking to force agricultural employees into unionizing awaits action by the full Senate when legislators return...

Garment Industry Job Killer Moves Forward in Assembly

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that increases costs and liability for nonunionized employers in the California garment manufacturing industry passed the...

3 Job Killer Bills Still Active

Following last Friday’s deadline for legislation to move out of the house in which it was introduced, just three of the 25 job killer...

Job Killer Update: Several Held in Fiscal Committee, But Others Pass

Action on several California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be delayed until next year with their failure to move out of the...

CalChamber Opposition Stops 5 Job Killer Bills

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop five job killer bills from advancing in the state Legislature. The bills failed...

Workers’ Compensation Job Killer Bill Now Just Calls for Study

Costly job killer legislation that would have reduced injured workers’ access to quality care was amended this week to remove the problematic provisions. With the...

Job Killer Bill DOA

A California Chamber of Commerce-identified job killer bill that proposed to ban in-state oil and gas production, SB 467 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), failed in...

Job Killer Additions Increase Taxes, Labor/Employment Mandates

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added four bills to its annual list of job killer legislation. The additions bring the 2021 job...

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

This week, the California Chamber of Commerce released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the...

Governor Vetoes Job Killer ‘Right to Recall’ Mandate

On his final day to act on bills sent to him by the Legislature this year, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a California Chamber of...

Employment Mandates Pass, on Way to Governor Newsom

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills made it out of the Legislature late on August 31, the last night of the session,...

Senate Committee Moves Bill Laying COVID-19 Economic Fallout on Rental Property Owners

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that shifts the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout for tenants onto rental property owners, passed the Senate...

Job Killer Rehiring/Retention Mandate Moves in Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that will unnecessarily slow the ability of certain businesses to reopen following a state of emergency...

Job Killer Bill Update: One Stalled, Others Moving

Legislation that will kill thousands of high-paying jobs narrowly failed to pass a Senate policy committee this week. Last week, the California Chamber of...

CalChamber Announces Leave Mandate as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce this week announced that SB 1383 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) has been identified as a job killer bill. The bill...