Tag: Jennifer Barrera

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week. SB 358...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate in Senate Labor Committee Today

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire will be considered by the Senate...

Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today

A job killer bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, will be considered by the Senate Judiciary...
Capitol Report Video

Capitol Report: Job Killer Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses...

https://youtu.be/3xzCwH4nLwI A recently amended job killer, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial...

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today​​​​

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, will be considered by the...

CalChamber Policy Advocates Spotlight Hot Issues at Capitol Summit​

https://youtu.be/3mlGCdIT7bo Mike Villines (center), owner of Villines Group LLC and a former Assembly Republican leader, moderates an update on top policy issues with CalChamber Policy...
sb251

Disability Access Reform/Education Bill Still Alive​​​

https://youtu.be/5UwclzN7TXU CalChamber Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera discusses how SB 251 will help small businesses and limit frivolous ADA lawsuits.​

Costly Employee Retention Mandate Job Killer on the Assembly Floor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire is awaiting a vote on the...
Job Creators

Senate Judiciary Passes CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that incentivizes disability access and education passed one Senate policy committee yesterday and will be heard...

Assembly Labor and Employment Committee Passes Two Job Killer Bills

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday voted to pass two job killer bills that will lead to increased litigation. The committee passed: AB 359...

Two Job Killers in Assembly Labor and Employment Committee This Week

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be considered by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on Wednesday. AB 359 (Gonzalez; D-San...

Assembly Policy Committee Passes Job Killer Bill Imposing Scheduling Mandate on Employers

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday passed a job killer bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu; D-San...

Two Job Creator Bills that Improve Disability Access, Reduce Litigation in Assembly Judiciary Committee...

Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills that improve access for disabled customers and limit frivolous litigation against businesses will be heard as...

CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill Reduces Costly Employment Class Action Litigation

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a “job creator” bill that will address a loophole in state law and help limit frivolous class...

Scheduling Mandate Bill a Job Killer for Employers​​

Legislation imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on retailers has been identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. AB 357​ (Chiu; D-San...

CalChamber Capitol News Report: Explains Two Significant New Employment Laws for 2015

Today’s CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights two important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2015: mandatory paid sick leave and...