Monday, November 12, 2018

Assembly Committee Delays Vote on Job Killer Bill

The Assembly Judiciary Committee this week delayed voting on a job killer bill that if passed, will expose businesses to costly litigation when goods...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

Two Job Killer Bills Held in Appropriations; Eight Move to Senate or Assembly Floors...

Fifteen of the 21 job killer bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce this year remain alive after Friday’s deadline for fiscal committees...

Budget Trailer Proposal Brings Job Killer List to 21

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added a budget trailer proposal to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers...

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...

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...

Independent Contractor Price Setting Bill Stopped

The author of a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would increase prices for consumers and businesses who utilize the services of...

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,...

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...

Housing Job Killer Bill to Be Heard in Senate Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that will erode housing availability will be heard in a Senate committee on April 20. SB 1150...

Targeted Tax Becomes No. 19 on Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added a targeted tax to its job killer list, bringing the total number of bills on the...

CalChamber Releases 2016 Preliminary Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released a preliminary list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 18...

Minimum Wage Job Killer Goes to Governor

The Legislature this week passed SB 3 (Leno; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15...

Chamber Opposition Stops 2015 Job Killer Holdovers

A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills first identified in 2015 appear to be dead for this year after missing legislative...