Tag: Ashley Hoffman

2024 Job Killers List

3 Job Killer Bills to Be Heard in Assembly Committee Today

Two labor-related California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills and one environmental-related job killer bill are scheduled to be heard in the Assembly Appropriations...

Job Killer Update: 1 Bill Stopped, 1 Bill Stalled

A job killer bill that effectively prohibited consideration of conviction history in employment has been stopped this year after missing a key deadline on...
The Workplace Podcast

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill...
The Workplace Podcast

Preview of 2024 California Employment Law Legislative Proposals

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts is joined by CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Threatens California Companies with More Penalties and Litigation

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that exposes businesses to high penalties and litigation by expanding the scope of prohibited non-compete agreements is expected...
The Workplace Podcast

Business Legislative Wins and What Employers Can Expect in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris...

CalChamber Promotes Ashley Hoffman, Robert Moutrie and Preston Young to Senior Policy Advocates

The California Chamber of Commerce promoted Ashley Hoffman, Robert Moutrie and Preston R. Young to senior policy advocates on January 1, 2024 in recognition...
The Workplace Podcast

New Laws California Employers Will Need to Follow in 2024

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman review several new laws that...

Study Finds Job Killer Health Care Pay Bill Increases Costs by $8B Annually

An economic analysis released last week found that a health care industry wage increase proposal would increase costs for public and private health care...
The Workplace Podcast

Five 2023 Legislative Proposals Negatively Impacting California Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five troubling employment law...

Job Killer Bills Suppressing Infrastructure, Increasing Workers’ Comp Cases Stopped

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and allied groups this week prevented three job killer bills from advancing for the year. Two bills...
2023 Job Killers

Seven Labor and Employment- Related Job Killer Bills in Legislative Hearings This Week

Seven California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will harmfully impact employers will be heard in legislative committees this week. The job killing...
Job Creators

Senate Committee Rejects Job Creator Bill Improving Labor Law Compliance

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that would have improved labor law compliance and helped non-English speaking businesses was rejected by the Senate...
The Workplace Podcast

Four 2023 Bills That Would Negatively Affect California Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss four bills that, if...
2023 Job Killers

CalChamber Tags New Job Killer: AB 524

A bill exposing employers to a potential flood of employment-related lawsuits has been tagged as a CalChamber job killer. AB 524 (Wicks; D-Oakland) creates a...
Job Creators

CalChamber Names Flexible Work Schedule Bill as Job Creator

Legislation making it easier to set up flexible work schedules has been named a job creator by the California Chamber of Commerce. SB 703 (Niello;...
Job Creators

CalChamber Announces SB 592 as First 2023 Job Creator Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that SB 592 (Newman; D-Fullerton) is the first job creator bill of the year. The bill is...
The Workplace Podcast

Arbitration Agreements: A Recap of Favorable Court Decision and What’s to Come

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a recent court victory for...
Sick Leave

Budget: CalChamber Backs COVID Sick Leave Grants

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting the Governor’s budget proposal to allocate $250 million for relief grants to help small businesses and nonprofits...
The Workplace Podcast

Untangling Confusion, Misconceptions on California’s Pay Scale Disclosure Requirements

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman to discuss the...