Tag: Job Killers

CalChamber-Led Coalition Opposing State-Run Health Care System

A large and diverse coalition of 150 California business representatives have joined a CalChamber-led coalition in strong opposition to AB 2200 (Kalra; D-San Jose),...
2024 Job Killers List

CalChamber Adds Bills on Housing, Digital Ads, Pricing Algorithms, Climate Tax to Job Killer...

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday added four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List. They are: AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura)Worsens Housing Crisis. Substantially shuts...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Adds 4 More Bills to 2024 Job Killer List

Today, the California Chamber of Commerce added the following four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List: AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura) Worsens Housing Crisis....
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...
2024 Job Killers List

CalChamber Releases 2024 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its initial 2024 job killer list which, to date, includes nine bills dealing with labor and employment,...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Releases 2024 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its initial 2024 job killer list which, to date, includes nine bills dealing with labor and employment,...
2024 Job Killers List

Bill Giving UI Benefits to Striking Workers Tagged a Job Killer

A bill that seeks to provide striking workers with unemployment insurance (UI) benefits has been tagged a job killer by the California Chamber of Commerce. SB...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Adds UI Proposal SB 1116 to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged SB 1116 (Portantino; D-Burbank) as a job killer, citing the proposal’s requirement for employers to subsidize striking...
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...

Job Killer Bills Die Early in New Legislative Year

As the new legislative year began, several job killer bills were laid to rest again following continued strong opposition from the California Chamber of...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Continues to Oppose Job Killer Warehouse Ban

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of employer groups and local chambers of commerce remains opposed to AB 1000 (Reyes; D-San Bernardino),...

Job Killer Update: Wealth Tax Bill Set for Wednesday Hearing in Assembly Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill labeled as a “wealth tax,” is scheduled to be heard in the Assembly Revenue and Taxation...

CalChamber Releases Annual Vote Record

The California Chamber of Commerce has released its annual vote record, summarizing key votes of legislators on proposals affecting the well-being of employers and...
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CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop 3 Job Killers, Other Harmful Proposals

Governor Gavin Newsom laid down his lawmaking pen Friday night after signing 890 new laws into effect, and vetoing another 156, including three California...

Governor Signs Job Killer Bill That Undermines Arbitration

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 365 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration agreements and...
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2 More Job Killers Among Governor’s Vetoes

Governor Gavin Newsom last night took action on several labor and workplace-related California Chamber of Commerce priority bills, vetoing two job killer bills and...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Signing of SB 253 and SB 261

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement today following the Governor's signature on SB 253 (Wiener D-San Francisco)...

Governor Vetoes SB 799

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed SB 799, one of the California Chamber of Commerce's hardest fought job killer bills, over the weekend. The proposal would...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Bill Creating Costly New Protected Class of Employees

The California Chamber of Commerce has asked the Governor to veto a job killer bill that will be especially costly for small businesses to...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Bill That Undermines Arbitration

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Governor to veto SB 365, a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration...