Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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...

New Tax Targeting Sweetened Beverages Threatens Jobs

A proposal targeting certain beverages for a new tax is the newest addition to the California Chamber of Commerce “job killer” list. AB 1357 (Bloom;...

Scheduling Mandate on Employers Passes Assembly Labor/Employment Committee

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee has passed a “job killer” bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu; D-San...

Job Killer Vote Record Shows Success, Challenges

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes on job killer bills before legislators went on their summer break. Although opposition from the...

Just Four Job Killers Move to Second House by June 3

Only four job killer bills subject to the June 3 deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced have moved...

Hospital Contract Bill Amended to Remove Opposition

As a result of recent amendments, the California Chamber of Commerce has removed SB 538 (Monning; D-Carmel), dealing with hospital contracts, from the job...

Opposition Stops 4 Job Killers; 6 Move to Second House

Six job killer bills moved from one legislative house to the other in time to meet last week’s June 2 deadline for bills to...

Call for Veto of ‘Job Killer’ Imposing New Liabilities

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all businesses to send a letter to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. asking that he veto AB...

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...

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),...

Action Needed: Stop Costly, State-Run Health Care

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to speak out against a costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care...

Legislature Sends Anti-Arbitration Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that provides the perfect pleading pathway for class action attorneys to avoid arbitration has passed the...

CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, August 31, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped...

Scheduling Mandate Bill a ‘Job Killer’ for Employers

Legislation imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on employers has been identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a “job killer.” AB 357 (Chiu; D-San...

Employer Public Shaming Gets Senate Committee OK

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that could publicly shame employers and expose them to costly litigation for alleged wage disparity where no...

Opposition Stops, Delays ‘Job Killer’ Bills

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and other business groups means several “job killer” bills won’t be advancing this year. Short of Votes Legislation...

Job Killer Vote Record: Key Wins; Battles Remain

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes taken on job killer bills before the Legislature’s summer recess, as well as 2015...