Job Killer Could Publicly Shame California Employers | Posted on: July 12th, 2017
A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that could publicly shame employers and expose them to costly litigation for alleged wage disparity where no violation of the equal pay law … Continue readingAssembly Judiciary Committee to Consider Job Killer Bill Today | Posted on: June 27th, 2017
The Assembly Judiciary Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that if passed into law would create a worse litigation environment and result in lack of … Continue readingNew Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee | Posted on: June 22nd, 2017
A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing … Continue readingJob Killer Update: Only Six Bills Pass to Second House | Posted on: June 5th, 2017
Friday was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Six job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second … Continue readingAssembly Job Killer Update: 1 Passes, 1 Delayed to Next Year, 1 on Assembly Floor | Posted on: May 30th, 2017
The Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday passed one job killer bill along for consideration by the full Assembly and delayed consideration of another job killer until next year. Passed May … Continue readingView more updates here.
The Single Payer Health Care Fraud | Posted on: July 10th, 2017
Thankfully, the Assembly Speaker has put the brakes on the version of single payer health care that passed the California Senate, but the controversy over single payer is far a … Continue readingMost of California’s Business-Opposed ‘Job Killer’ Bills are Stalled Out | Posted on: July 3rd, 2017
California’s Capitol is under perpetual siege by lobbyists for hundreds of specific interest groups, each with an agenda of bills it wants enacted or killed. (Dan Walters in CALmatters, 7/03/17)State Couldn’t Pull Health-Care Funding Out of a Hat | Posted on: July 3rd, 2017
Wouldn’t it be great if you could have anything you wanted just by painting it on a sign followed by the words, “IS A HUMAN RIGHT”? (Susan Shelley in The … Continue readingParental Leave Mandate Hurts Small Business | Posted on: June 29th, 2017
One of the things keeping state legislators busy in Sacramento right now is a shortsighted attempt to impose on California small businesses a new, one-size-fits-all mandated leave program that threatens … Continue readingIf There’s a Smart Path to Single Payer Healthcare in California, We Haven’t Found it Yet | Posted on: June 27th, 2017
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon did the state a favor late Friday afternoon when he slammed the brakes on a fast-moving Senate bill to create a single-payer healthcare system in … Continue readingView more news here.