New COVID OSHA Regulations

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Nov. 20, 2020

After a lengthy hearing yesterday, the Cal OSHA Standards Board unanimously voted (6-0) to adopt the emergency regulation on COVID-19 workplace prevention standards. Thank you to all who answered our ongoing survey and responded with comments. CMTA’s Nicole Rice testified on the following topics concerning the impact to manufacturers:   Timing of regulation did n ... » More

Gov. Newsom’s Curfew and Manufacturing

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Nov. 20, 2020

In light of an unprecedented spike in the State’s COVID-19 cases, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have issued a limited Stay-At-Home order. To reduce opportunities of COVID-19 transmission, all non-essential businesses and gatherings must stop between 10:00pm and 5:00am. The month-long curfew is set to take effect November 21st and will apply to all counti ... » More

Gov. Newsom’s Curfew and Manufacturing

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Nov. 20, 2020

In light of an unprecedented spike in the State’s COVID-19 cases, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have issued a limited Stay-At-Home order. To reduce opportunities of COVID-19 transmission, all non-essential businesses and gatherings must stop between 10:00pm and 5:00am. The month-long curfew is set to take effect November 21st and will apply to all counti ... » More

CMTA Applies for $10 million in Funding to Train Next Gen Manufacturing Workers

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Nov. 18, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor announced in September the availability of $150 million in funding through the H-1B One Workforce Grant Program for training middle-to-high-skilled H-1B occupations within key economic sectors, including information technology and cyber security, advanced manufacturing, and transportation. CMTA is seeking all opportunities to upskill California’s manufacturing ... » More