Legislative Advocacy Updates

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News from: CalChamber A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that will profoundly change unemployment insurance (UI) in California and create long-term costs for the state and businesses awaits action in the Senate. AB 1066 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) will provide unemployment benefits to striking workers even though they are not looking for work and have a […]Read More

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News from CalChamber: Sacramento, CA: Legislation that makes a start toward restoring flexibility for numerous individuals working as independent contractors has moved from the Assembly to the Senate. The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad-based coalition are continuing to seek amendments to AB 5 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego). The bill exempts certain industries/professions from the application […]Read More

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News from Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia: Sacramento, CA: Yesterday, the California State Assembly voted to approve eight more of Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) measures. These bills focus on critical district concerns such as improving special needs services, building safer communities, and ensuring greater accountability for Salton Sea mitigation. “I am grateful to have garnered the support of […]Read More