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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)...

Amendments Put Balance in Former Job Killer Bill

Legislation that began as a targeted mandate increasing transportation costs has been amended at the urging of the California Chamber of Commerce and its...

CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate

A job killer bill that would have overwhelmed small businesses with administering a new protected leave of absence and subjected them to threats of...

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 Kills Targeted Tax Proposal in Assembly Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would have imposed a tax on contractors for the privilege of doing business with the...

Leave Expansion Proposals Fail to Move in Legislature

Two job killer bills that would have led to significant expansions of leaves of absence in California...

CalChamber Stops 18 of 19 Job Killer Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday vetoed the two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills on his desk. In 2015, CalChamber identified 19...

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...

State-Run Health Care Bill Stalls in California Assembly

A costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California has been put on hold in the California Assembly...

Urge Governor: Veto Leave Mandate for Small Business

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to ask the Governor to veto a job killer bill mandating that small businesses provide a...

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...

Assembly Committee Moves Job Killer Bills to Next Stage

A job killer bill that will significantly restrict Californians’ ability to access home and auto loans by placing onerous burdens on lenders, which will...

Cosmetic Ban Bill Shelved After Getting Job Killer Tag

An Assembly policy committee this week postponed action on a cosmetic product ban identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. The...

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...

‘Job Killer’ Bills Still Alive in Legislature

In the final days of the legislative session, a handful of “job killer” proposals remain alive despite strong opposition from the California Chamber of...

Senate Committee to Consider Job Killer Leave Mandate

A leave mandate job killer bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to be considered next week by a Senate committee. SB...

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...