Posts Tagged ‘job killers’

CalChamber Podcast: Proposed Expansion of Leaves of Absence Programs

CalChamber has released its 9th episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy. The subject of this week’s episode is proposed legislation that threatens to establish new challenges for employers by expanding California’s already long list of protected leaves of absence programs. The podcast features Erika Frank, CalChamber […]

2 May 19 - Paid Family Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Recap at Summer Break: Employment Bills Remain

A review of action on major employment-related legislation for business before the Legislature began its summer recess on July 6 shows both good and disappointing outcomes for the employer community. On the plus side was the passage of a CalChamber-sponsored job creator that enables businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders. AB 2770 (Irwin; […]

17 Jul 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Three Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Last Friday was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Only five job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second house. A bill dealing with wage statement penalties was stopped on the Assembly Floor. These three employment-related job killer bills have advanced to […]

4 Jun 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce recently added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to 27. One of the new additions, AB 2613, relates to the payment of wages: AB 2613 (Reyes; D-Grand Terrace) would change the California Labor Code and make an employer or other person acting […]

23 Apr 18 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills, calling attention to the negative impact that 21 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery should they become law. “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in […]

5 Apr 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »