Sunday, December 9, 2018

Anti-Arbitration Bill Continues to Advance; Will Create Costly Litigation for Many

The Assembly Judiciary Committee this week approved a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that will worsen the litigation environment and hurt job creation...

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...

New Leave Mandate Moves Forward from Assembly Policy Committee

A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this week. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa...

Paying for Single-Payer: Put Up or Move On

Since the best feature of the Healthy California Act is that all health care will be free, it seems churlish to suggest that someone...

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...

Bill with Multiple Tax Hikes Passes Senate Policy Panel

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers, making California even less competitive, passed the Senate Governance and...

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...

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...

Business Owners Come to Sacramento to Explain Problems with Gender Tax Bill

(From left) Small business owners Francisca Dumlao, Rosie Quintana and Graciela Fountain meet with CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera before visiting legislators to...

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. •...

Anti-Arbitration Bill Advances in Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that would create a worse litigation environment and result in lack of job creation if signed into...

CalChamber-Opposed Tax Hikes Target Family Businesses and Companies

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill proposing multiple tax increases on California employers is scheduled to be considered next week in a...

Job Killer Creates Uncertainty, Increases Potential Litigation

The Senate Appropriations Committee on May 15 will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that could have a negative impact on a...

Government-Run Health Care Passes First Committee

The Senate Health Committee this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care...

Potential Hit to Gasoline Supplies Held in Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that jeopardizes the production of California-based fuel stalled in its first policy committee this week when...

Targeted Tax on Contractors Passes Assembly Revenue/Taxation Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that imposes a tax on companies that do business with California’s prison systems passed the Assembly...

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...