Monday, January 21, 2019

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...

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...

Amended Leave Mandate Is Attack on Small Business

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging small business owners to contact their legislators and the Governor to express strong opposition to SB 654...

19 Job Killer Bills Fall to CalChamber Opposition

Nineteen of 24 job killer bills identified this year by the California Chamber of Commerce were stopped before the 2016 legislative session came to...

Fiscal Committee Next Stop for New Maternity/Paternity Leave Mandate

A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee this week, less than a week after winning...

Job Killer No. 20 Stalls on Assembly Floor

A day after being added to the California Chamber of Commerce job killer list, a bill dealing with release clauses fell short of votes...

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 Opposition Helps Stop Two Job Killers

Opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and the business community helped to stop two job killer bills in their policy committees this week. •...

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,...

Assembly Committee Advances Bill Eroding Housing Availability

The Assembly Banking and Finance Committee this week moved California Chamber of Commerce-opposed legislation that erodes housing availability. SB 1150 (Leno; D-San Francisco) has been...

2017 Major Victories

Moving Forward on an Agenda for All Californians The California Chamber of Commerce is the voice of California businesses of all sizes, expert at promoting...

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...

Barrier to New Housing Blocked by Opposition

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that would have created another barrier to construction of new, affordable housing is likely dead for the...

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...

CalChamber Stops All 29 Job Killer Bills

On his final day to act on legislation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the last surviving California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill. AB...

CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23...

Job Killer Leave Mandate Passes Senate Committee

A leave mandate job killer bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce passed a Senate policy committee this week with just one committee...