Nicole Rice

TOP 5 employment bills manufacturers should watch

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Aug. 13, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

By the end of the month, California manufacturers will know the fate of bills moving through the Legislature that will impact their daily operations by significantly increasing their responsibilities and obligations. Here is a list of the TOP 5 employment bills to watch over the next couple of weeks. Many of these are also included on CMTA’s “Maker/Breaker” List ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Brown administration circulates legislation to require out-of-state retailers to pay CA taxes

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Aug. 13, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Governor Brown has circulated draft legislation (http://src.bna.com/A2A) that would require out-of-state retailers – as well as online marketplaces facilitating sales on behalf of out-of-state retailers – with sales of over $500,000 in California to collect and remit sales and use tax. This bill comes in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Carolina v. Wayfai ... » More
Nicole Rice

Grassroots alert: Help stop CA's unworkable sexual harassment bills

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Aug. 6, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA's "MFG Breaker" bills, SB 1300 an AB 3081, both make it difficult to comply with and be sued over harassment and discrimination. Currently, an employee must prove harm (that harassment or discrimination occurred) in order to prevail on a claim of “failure to prevent” such action. SB 1300 removes the burden of proof and simply allows an employee to sue ... » More

Job and trade implications lead to mounting SB 1249 opposition

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, Aug. 3, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Over the last month concerns have grown over the detrimental impacts SB 1249  (Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton) would have on jobs and trade in California and across the country. As you will recall, SB 1249 would ban the sale of any cosmetic and ingredient therein that has been animal-tested. While the cosmetic industry moved away from animal testing in the 1980s and shar ... » More

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» Brown administration circulates legislation to require out-of-state retailers to pay CA taxes Aug. 13, 2018
» Grassroots alert: Help stop CA's unworkable sexual harassment bills Aug. 6, 2018

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