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CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills  |  Posted on: September 1st, 2016

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading »

Job Killer Update: Assembly Passes Costly New Leave Mandate  |  Posted on: August 31st, 2016

Action Needed: Contact the Governor to Request a Veto Yesterday, the Assembly passed a job killer bill that will significantly harm small businesses in California who employ as few as … Continue reading »

2030 Carbon Caps to Become Law  |  Posted on: August 26th, 2016

The California Legislature moved swiftly this week to adopt legislation expanding climate change emission goals. SB 32 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) mandates a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of at … 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 »

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Two More Bills  |  Posted on: August 18th, 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified two additional job killers. This brings the list total to 24 bills. Gut and Amend SB 654 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) was gutted and amended … Continue reading »

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Bill to End Gender Disparity in Retail Pricing is Withdrawn After Pushback from Industry Lobbyists  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2016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

California Keeps Gender-Based Pricing for Retail Goods  |  Posted on: June 28th, 2016

The measure stalled in the Assembly Judiciary Committee last week amid concerns that it would subject businesses to costly lawsuits. The California Chamber of Commerce had placed SB 899 on … Continue reading »

California Bill to Ban Gender-Based Pricing Dies  |  Posted on: June 28th, 2016

SB899 would have allowed consumers to file discrimination lawsuits against companies that violate the ban on gender-based pricing. Business groups warn that the measure would subject companies to frivolous litigation … Continue reading »

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CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading »