Thursday, August 18, 2022
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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...

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...
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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...
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Chamber Coalition Fights Forced Unionization Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of local chambers of commerce are fighting enactment of a job killer bill that seeks to...
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Employment-Related Job Killers Move to Assembly Fiscal Committee

The Assembly Judiciary Committee this week sent to the fiscal committee two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills dealing with employment-related matters. One...
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Limit on Use of Settlement/Arbitration Agreements Passes

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill to limit the use of settlement agreements and arbitration agreements for labor and employment claims passed...
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Pay Data Publication Bill to Be Heard in Assembly

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will encourage lawsuits against businesses and make hiring more burdensome will be heard in the...
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Job Killer Mandates State-Only Beverage Labels

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a new job killer bill that mandates state-only labeling requirements for sugar-sweetened drinks. SB 300 (Monning; D-Carmel) establishes...
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‘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...
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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...
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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...
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CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

This week, the California Chamber of Commerce released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the...
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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...
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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...
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More Shakedown Lawsuits; Housing Affordability Hit

The California Chamber of Commerce this week identified two more job killer bills—one opening new avenues for shakedown lawsuits related to environmental laws, and...
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Just 2 Job Killer Bills Pass

Only two of the 31 job killer bills identified this year by the California Chamber of Commerce have passed the Legislature and been sent...
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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...