Michael Shaw

ARB workshops kickoff next round of climate change regulations

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 16, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week, Air Resources Board (ARB) staff conducted two workshops on the future of California’s efforts to combat global climate change. The workshops noted a number of changes that follow the successful passage of legislation to reform and extend the Cap-and-Trade program supported by CMTA, other business groups and most environmental organizations. The first workshop held in t ... » More
Nicole Rice

Governor signs bills to expand parental leave and prohibit previous salary inquiries

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 16, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

During a press conference to promote women, families and children, Governor Jerry Brown signed two employment bills that further dictate the workplace rules of manufacturers. SB 63 (Jackson, D-Santa Barbara) expands the entitlement of job-protected parental leave to small employers with 20-49 employees in a 75-mile radius. These small manufacturers would be required to grant up ... » More
Michael Shaw

ACE Clearwater brings MFG Day to Compton

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 10, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

ACE Clearwater Enterprises, an aerospace and power generation component manufacturer, opened the doors of its Compton facility for MFG Day 2017 and showed off some exciting technology to more than 300 high school students from as far away as Bakersfield, more than 120 miles away. CMTA Vice President of Government Relations Michael Shaw joined ACE President Kelly Johnson and Manufacturi ... » More
Nicole Rice

Manufacturing innovation thrives in the East Bay

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 10, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Innovation, precision and excellence were on display at two Bay Area companies during this year’s Manufacturing Day.  At ALOM, a woman-owned global supply chain management and logistics company in Fremont, CA, we witnessed the organizational precision necessary to ensure products are shipped out in a timely and efficient manner. The company played host to several groups of loc ... » More

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» Governor signs bills to expand parental leave and prohibit previous salary inquiries Oct. 16, 2017
» ACE Clearwater brings MFG Day to Compton Oct. 10, 2017
» Manufacturing innovation thrives in the East Bay Oct. 10, 2017
» MFG Day – Tour of Dow Chemical, Pittsburg, CA Oct. 10, 2017
» Manufacturing culture is startup culture Oct. 10, 2017

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