Michael Shaw

CMTA members show off their stuff

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 31, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Earlier this week, CMTA members Alcoa Fastener Systems and Rings and Keystone Engineering hosted tours with legislators at their facilities to educate them about the value of manufacturing in California and the challenges facing the industry. Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) visited Alcoa in Newbury Park where she learned about the process the company employs to manufactu ... » More
Gino DiCaro

NAM launches ozone ad campaign: If parks can't comply, how can your community?

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Two months from the expected release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new ozone rule, a regulation that could be the most expensive in U.S. history, the  National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is turning up the volume on lawmakers inside and outside the Beltway. They launched a new television ad campaign highlighting the negative impact of the EPA’s propos ... » More
Nicole Rice

Rating Bureau finds workers' comp costs remain high

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

California’s workers’ compensation (WC) premiums continue to grow at double-digit rates declared the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) in its recently released “State of the System” report.  WCIRB attributes most of the increase to upward pressure on premiums from rising healthcare costs and the increased number of workers ... » More
Gino DiCaro

CMTA partners with San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA officially partnered this month with the San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative to help support improved regional economic performance and grow the area's manufacturing base. Much like CMTA’s growing partnership with the North State Grow Manufacturing Initiative, this effort is emerging as the San Joaquin region’s center of gravity for manufacturing. The entire initiati ... » More

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» NAM launches ozone ad campaign: If parks can't comply, how can your community? July 30, 2015
» Rating Bureau finds workers' comp costs remain high July 30, 2015
» CMTA partners with San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative July 30, 2015
» Climate change must-reads July 29, 2015
» Cal Competes opens for new fiscal year July 23, 2015
» U.S. DOL issues new independent contractor classification guidance, stating that “most workers” are employees July 23, 2015
» Small & mid-size manufacturers to meet Aug. 26 for MFG discussion July 23, 2015

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