Michael Shaw

The (Climate Change ) Suspense is no longer . . .

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, May 28 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The picture in the debate of climate change policy became a little clearer today as the Appropriations Committees of each house announced the fate of hundreds of bill that hold some level of cost to the state, including several that would play varying roles in California’s ongoing effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Legislators and lobbyists in the climate change arena he ... » More
Nicole Rice

Paid Sick Leave “Clean-Up” bill proposes to change rules of the game one month before law becomes effective

By Nicole Rice, Lobbyist

Capitol Update, May 28 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

July 1st is just around the corner and California's new paid sick leave mandate, the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014”, will soon take effect. However, manufacturers who have relied on provisions in the authorizing statute and advice from the state Labor Commissioner related to the use of existing accrual methods may find their policies noncompliant if AB 3 ... » More
Mike Rogge

CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference -- Oct 29-30, 2015

By Mike Rogge, Policy Director - Environmental Quality

Capitol Update, May 28 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Save the date! The Industrial Environmental Association and the California Manufacturers & Technology Association have again teamed up to produce an environmental conference in San Diego in the late Fall. The 2015 Environmental Training Symposium and Conference, titled “The New Reality: Prospering with Limited Resources” will be held on Thursday, October 29 and Friday, Octob ... » More

Do you need help recruiting workers?

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, May 28 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA wants to make sure its members are aware of a new and growing recruiting tool for skilled trades -- it's called WorkHands and it connects the workers and employers that build and maintain American products and infrastructure. WorkHands boasts the fastest growing network for the trades with more than 30,000 users across the country. CMTA is excited about the tool and we are helpi ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» Paid Sick Leave “Clean-Up” bill proposes to change rules of the game one month before law becomes effective May 28, 2015
» CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference -- Oct 29-30, 2015 May 28, 2015
» Do you need help recruiting workers? May 28, 2015
» Assembly Budget Sub-Committee Moves Funding for Study of Return of Cap-and-Trade Revenue May 22, 2015
» Assembly Set to Vote on Bill to Limit the Use of Salary History in Hiring May 22, 2015
» Mandatory Recycled Content Packaging Bill Proposed May 22, 2015
» CMTA heads to Chico! May 20, 2015

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