Michael Shaw

Assembly Budget Sub-Committee Moves Funding for Study of Return of Cap-and-Trade Revenue

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, May 22 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On May 21st, the Assembly Budget Sub-Committee #3 moved forward an issue involving a relatively small amount of funding, but may prove very important for manufacturers. The funding and associated language directs the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to conduct a study of California industries that have been negatively impacted by higher electricity rates resulting from the cap-and-tra ... » More
Nicole Rice

Assembly Set to Vote on Bill to Limit the Use of Salary History in Hiring

By Nicole Rice, Lobbyist

Capitol Update, May 22 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

AB 1017 by Assembly Member Nora Campos (D-San Jose) would limit how employers can use a candidate’s salary history during the hiring process. Supporters argue that providing such information perpetuates gender pay inequality by preserving historical inequities that are imbedded in one’s salary history. CMTA believes the bill limits an employer’s inquiry into releva ... » More
Mike Rogge

Mandatory Recycled Content Packaging Bill Proposed

By Mike Rogge, Policy Director - Environmental Quality

Capitol Update, May 22 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Legislation has been introduced that would require all food and beverage packaging made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic to contain a minimum of 10 percent post-consumer recycled content (PCR) as of July 1, 2016. AB 1447 by Assembly Member Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) would place this requirement only on companies that manufacture or fill product in California, essentially penalizi ... » More
Gino DiCaro

CMTA heads to Chico!

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, May 20 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Next week on May 29, CMTA will head to Chico, California to tour two growing manufacturing facilities, Transfer Flow and Roplast, and to keynote a manufacturing luncheon with the North State Grow Manufacturing Initiative, hosted by PG&E and the Northern Rural Training & Employment Consortium (NoRTEC). CMTA staff will share their efforts on behalf of California manufacturers, ... » More

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» 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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