Tag: AB 257

AB 257 Amendments Raise Significant Concerns, Including Whether the Council’s Broad Authority is Constitutional

For the first time ever, an unelected council will both set sweeping standards for a specific industry’s wages, hours, and working conditions that prevail...

AB 257 Will Increase Prices on Consumers; Faces Key Vote in Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will increase prices at counter-service restaurants and further burden working families faces a vote in the California...

Second Year of Legislative Session Off to a Fast Start

Both houses of the State Legislature recently wrapped up their work on 2-year bills that had a January 31st deadline to pass their house...

Strong Opposition Stops Single-Payer Health Care Bill, 2 Other Job Killers

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills, including one that would have raised taxes by more than $160 billion annually to fund a...

Legislature Has Opportunity to Stop Trend of Expanding Statutory Joint Liability by Defeating AB...

The concept of statutory joint liability has been around for years, but recent trends in the California Legislature show that its popularity is growing. Current...

CalChamber, Allies Join Forces to Stop 6 Oppose Bills, Amend 2

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates working alongside advocates from allied business groups succeeded in stopping six CalChamber-opposed bills from advancing for the year,...