Tag: CalChamber

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News from Cal Chamber: Sacramento, CA:  An anti-arbitration bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer will burden the overworked court system if adopted. AB 51 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) prohibits arbitration of labor and employment claims as a condition of employment. The CalChamber has tagged AB 51 as a job killer due […]Read More

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News from: CalChamber A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill allowing the Attorney General and private attorneys to sue taxpayers for perceived tax errors will be considered by the Senate Appropriations Committee next week. AB 1270 (M. Stone; D-Scotts Valley) expands the False Claims Act (FCA) to allow the Attorney General and private attorneys to sue taxpayers for […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA:  Five job killer bills that will significantly increase costs for California businesses continued to move through the legislative process as lawmakers headed home for the summer recess last week. This year, the California Chamber of Commerce identified 31 job killer bills that would harm California’s economic growth and creation should […]Read More

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News from: CalChamber Labor protections are meant to address certain situations where there is an imbalance in control between the employer and employee. But when the workers themselves control their working conditions, are these labor protections still necessary? The heart of the debate over independent contracting in the gig economy is how can we improve […]Read More