Nicole Rice

Cal Competes opens for new fiscal year

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 23, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has released the application periods for the next round of California Competes Tax Credits for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.  Manufactures are encouraged to apply during one of the following submission periods: July 20, 2015, through August 17, 2015 ($75 million available) January 4, 2016, through January 2 ... » More

U.S. DOL issues new independent contractor classification guidance, stating that “most workers” are employees

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, July 23, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

****** This piece was published by Hogan Lovells on July 20 , 2015 ****** On July 15, 2015, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued new guidance that is meant to clarify when an employer can properly classify a worker as an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The DOL explains that it takes a “very broad” view of t ... » More

Small & mid-size manufacturers to meet Aug. 26 for MFG discussion

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, July 23, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On August 26th the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and CMTA are assembling a candid lunch panel at ACE Clearwater Enterprises in Torrance, California.  Panelists will discuss critical issues impacting manufacturing’s resurgence.  If you are in southern California, you don't want ot miss it. Below are the details. We hope to see you there. Host a ... » More
Michael Shaw

As summer heats up Legislators take a break

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 17, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

As the mercury rises in Sacramento, the 2015-16 Legislative Session hits the pause button and legislators head back to their districts for a month-long break. Policy committees finished their work on July 17th meaning that when legislators return on August 17th the Appropriations Committees and house floors will be all that is left before the Governor’s desk. Your CMTA advocates a ... » More

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