Tag: 2019 Job Killers

U.S. District Court Ruling Invalidates AB 51

On Friday, January 31, United States District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller issued a ruling halting enforcement of and invalidating in full AB 51, a...
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Success! Ruling Invalidates AB 51

On Friday, January 31st, United States District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller issued a ruling halting enforcement of and invalidating in full AB 51, a...

Job Killer Update: 10 Bills Stopped, 2 Bills Advance

Ten California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills carried over from last year’s legislative session are dead for the year after missing a key...

Job Killer, CalChamber-Opposed Bills Stall Ahead of Key Legislative Deadline

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that expands rent control and discourages housing production has stalled in the Assembly and is likely...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

AB 51 Litigation Update: Court Grants CalChamber’s Request for Temporary Restraining Order

A federal judge on Monday issued a temporary restraining order to prevent AB 51 from going into effect on January 1. A hearing for...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Files Legal Challenge to Incoming Law Banning Arbitration Agreements Made as Condition...

On Friday, a coalition of businesses led by the California Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit to stop a new California law that precludes...

Summary of CalChamber Priority Bills Still Awaiting Action by Governor

Twenty-four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including one job killer bill, are currently on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. CalChamber job killer bill SB 1...

Governor Vetoes Job Killer Bill Threatening State’s Water Reliability

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed job killer legislation on Friday that threatened California's water supply, and would have created regulatory uncertainty and litigation. “SB 1 posed...

28 CalChamber-Opposed Bills Sent to Governor, Veto Requested

Twenty-eight California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including two job killer bills, are currently on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. Governor Gavin Newsom has until Sunday, October...

Critical Employment Bill Awaiting Action by Governor

The Legislature has wrapped up for the year, and the onus is now on Governor Gavin Newsom to decide which bills to sign into...
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The Grand Finale: Legislative Session

The legislative session ended at approximately 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning – the early hour was largely due to a significant delay in proceedings on...

Job Killer Update: Two Bills Pass to Governor, Veto Requested

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

CalChamber Welcomes News of Planned SB 1 Veto

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today provided the following statement on news that Governor Gavin Newsom has...

Job Killers, Opposed Bills to Be Considered Today as Legislators Wrap Up Session

State legislators will consider hundreds of bills today in a rush to send pending legislation to the Governor by tonight's end-of-session deadline. Among those...

Keeping Employer Concerns Before Legislators Critical in Last Week of Session

With just one week left before legislators leave Sacramento for the year, major bills having a significant impact on business remain to be voted...

Fiscal Committees Give Go-Ahead to Job Killers, Other Harmful Bills

Assembly and Senate fiscal committees sent California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including five job killers, along for further consideration by the entire membership of...

Legislature Weighing Strict Product Regulation

With just weeks remaining in the legislative session, twin job killer bills upending how consumer products are packaged and sold in California are being...

Job Killer Bill Grants Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would charge employers to provide unemployment insurance (UI) compensation to striking employees during labor disputes...

Major Issues Still Pending at Legislative Summer Break

When legislators began their summer recess last week, the ultimate outcome on many priority business issues remained uncertain.