Sunday, July 21, 2019

Job Killer Bills Clear Policy Committees

Senate and Assembly policy committees have sent several California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills to the next step of the legislative process. If passed,...

Legislature Sends Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that if enacted could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers passed both houses...

‘Job Killer’ Hearings Set for Next Week

The following “job killer” bills are scheduled to be considered next week by legislative policy committees. The California Chamber of Commerce is encouraging members to...

Amendments Remove Threat from Holdover Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce has removed the job killer designation on several bills due to amendments since the start of the new year...

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...

Job Killer Bills to Face Assembly Policy Committees

The following California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills are scheduled for hearings next week in Assembly policy committees. • SB 1150 (Leno; D-San Francisco)...

CalChamber Urging Fiscal Committees to Keep Job Killer Bills on Hold

The California Chamber of Commerce is asking legislative fiscal committees to stop a number of job killer bills from moving on in the legislative...

Gender Tax Bill Raises Litigation Concerns for California Businesses

The California Assembly will soon be considering a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that could require businesses to settle consumer complaints with...

Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Bill Held

The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files this week, holding one job killer, and moving four to the Assembly Floor. In addition,...

Anti-Arbitration Bill Moves in Assembly

A job killer bill that seeks to ban arbitration clauses for alleged civil rights violations, thereby forcing consumers into an already-overburdened judicial system passed...

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...

Assembly Policy Committee Passes ‘Job Killer’ Bill Imposing Scheduling Mandate on Employers

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this week passed a "job killer" bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu;...

4 Job Killer Bills Active at Legislature’s Summer Break

Three Senate job killer bills and one Assembly job killer bill remained active when the Legislature began its summer break on July 21. In addition,...

CalChamber Stops 18 of 19 Job Killer Bills in 2015

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills on his desk this week. In 2015, CalChamber identified...

Anti-Arbitration Proposal Keeps Moving in Senate

An anti-arbitration bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer passed through the first Senate committee to consider it this...

Senate Committee Votes to Increase Environmental Regulatory Burden

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations passed a Senate policy committee this week, including a...

Scheduling Mandate Job Killer Moves

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill subjecting employers to financial penalties and litigation for changes to an employee’s schedule with less than...