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Senate Committee to Consider Job Killer Leave Mandate  |  Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

A leave mandate job killer bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce will be heard today in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara), a more … Continue reading »

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Housing Bill  |  Posted on: March 15th, 2017

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee today will hear a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that could exacerbate the already-problematic housing affordability crisis in California. AB 199 (Chu; … Continue reading »

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Today  |  Posted on: March 14th, 2017

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that could create substantial uncertainty for businesses and greatly increases the potential for costly litigation will be heard in the Senate Natural … Continue reading »

New Job Killer Bill Opens Avenues for Shakedown Lawsuits  |  Posted on: March 10th, 2017

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a sixth job killer bill that opens new avenues for shakedown lawsuits related to environmental laws. SB 49 (de León; D-Los Angeles) is … Continue reading »

Job Killer Bill Will Worsen Housing Affordability Crisis  |  Posted on: March 9th, 2017

The California Chamber of Commerce is opposing a job killer bill that will further exacerbate the already-problematic housing affordability crisis in California. If enacted, the bill, AB 199 (Chu; D-San … Continue reading »

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Gov. Jerry Brown, in 14th Year as Governor, Hits a New High in Vetoes  |  Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

Brown’s vetoes this year included one of the five bills named by the California Chamber of Commerce as “job killers” that survived the legislative session. Since 1999, the chamber has … Continue reading »

Governor Vetoes Job Killer; SB 654 Would Have Imposed Significant Costs on Small Business  |  Posted on: September 30th, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Governor today vetoed SB 654 (Jackson), a CalChamber job killer bill that would have increased costs and burdens on small business employers in the state. “We … Continue reading »

SB 654 is Attack on Small Business; CalChamber Issues Call to Action  |  Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging small business owns to contact their Legislators and the Governor to express strong opposition to SB 654 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara). The bill, identified … Continue reading »

Bill to End Gender Disparity in Retail Pricing is Withdrawn After Pushback from Industry Lobbyists  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2016

Other opponents said the bill created gray areas that could lead to excessive and costly accusations over pricing. Jennifer Barrera, a lobbyist with the California Chamber of Commerce, said she … Continue reading »

‘Pink Tax’ Bill Dies: You’ll Still Pay More for Products Marketed to Women  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2016

But the business-friendly California Chamber of Commerce branded the bill a “job killer” and pushed for its defeat. The California Retailers Association said it was unworkable and would result in … Continue reading »

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Prevailing Wage Bill Passes Committee

A union-backed bill opposed by building and business organizations because they said it will increase housing costs made it out of a committee in Sacramento on Wednesday, positioning it eventually … Continue reading »