Posts Tagged ‘“Job Killer” bills’

And That’s a Wrap, with One Job Killer Still Standing

The legislative session came to an end last week. So how did it go? This past session, the Legislature addressed a variety of issues from wildfire liability, the #MeToo movement, to making surfing the official sport of California. There were over 2,600 bills introduced this year and approximately 1,000 have made it to Governor Jerry […]

5 Sep 18 - Harassment, Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Senate Labor Committee to Hear Two Job Killer Bills Today

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee today; one deals with releasing company pay data and the other with unlawful employment practices. Both bills are opposed by a large coalition of employer groups and local chambers of commerce. SB 1284 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) Disclosure of […]

11 Apr 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. Earlier this year, CalChamber identified several job killer bills that were moving through the legislative […]

21 Apr 17 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Employment Related Job-Killer Bill to Governor

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, local chambers and the business community. While many job killer bills were stopped, one employment-related job killer already was signed and another is on the […]

2 Sep 16 - Compensation, Heat Illness, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate

A job killer bill that would have overwhelmed small businesses with administering a new protected leave of absence and subjected them to threats of costly litigation for any alleged violations, failed to pass the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on June 22.  SB 1166 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) would have unduly burdened and increased costs of small employers with as […]

24 Jun 16 - Paid Family Leave - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »