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Limit on Use of Settlement/Arbitration Agreements Passes

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill to limit the use of settlement agreements and arbitration agreements for labor and employment claims passed...

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its annual list of job killer bills, calling attention to the negative impact that 21 proposed...

Governor Newsom Vetoes Threat to Water Reliability

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed job killer legislation last week that threatened California’s water supply, and would have created regulatory uncertainty and litigation. “SB 1 posed...

Job Killer Final: Governor Vetoes 1, Signs the Other

Days after vetoing a California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill on forced unionization of agricultural workers, Governor Gavin Newsom this week signed a...

Assembly Committee Passes Job Killer Bill

The first job killer bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce this year passed an Assembly committee this week. AB 51 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego)...

Newest Job Killer Imposes Headcount Tax on Employers

Legislation that will discourage hiring and job growth by imposing an employee “headcount tax” on certain employers has been added to the California Chamber...

Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passes

A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence for small businesses passed the Legislature this week and is on its way...

Opposition Stops Some Job Killers; Others Amended

Opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and allied groups has stopped a number of job killer bills in recent weeks while amendments have...

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...

CalChamber Identifies Three More Job Killer 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...

Job Killer Bills Imposing Targeted Taxes Set for Hearing in Senate Committee

Two targeted tax bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers are scheduled to be considered by the Senate Governance and...

Newly ID’d Job Killer Bill Passes Senate Committee

A Senate policy committee this week passed an environmental standard bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer because of...

Opposition Stops Job Killer Housing Bill

Opposition from a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition of groups has stopped a job killer bill that would have impeded housing construction and harmed...

Job Killer Bills Continue to Advance in Senate

Senate policy committees this week continued to approve California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara),...

Job Killer Bill Threatens Water Supply Reliability

Legislation that threatens water supply reliability for millions of Californians is scheduled to be considered next week by an Assembly policy committee. The California Chamber...

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

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

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...