• News for Advocacy and Legislation

    Monday, September 10, 2018
    In an article published Sunday in the Marin Independent Journal, the Marin Builders Association’s Customer Satisfaction Assessment of the City of San Rafael’s Building Division was highlighted as an important step in the right direction and was noted for already having the attention of other jurisdictions. “Citizen complaints prompt Marin cities to review building divisions”  by Will Houston, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Permits - Marin County
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Make sure your business is protected! Prop 65 just went into effect on September 1st and has far reaching implications for California contractors. This new law means you could need to post NEW State of California warning signs (yes, NEW SIGNS) if you have over 10 employees and use any one of over 900 chemicals identified by the State of California (i.e. use equipment that produces ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Press Release, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    California's New Independent Contractor Test On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, No. S222732, in which the Court adopted an extremely broad view of workers who will be deemed “employees” as opposed to “independent contractors” for purposes of claims alleging violations of California’s Wage Orders.  This ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    The Marin Builders Association Working for You The Marin Builders Association and the Marin Economic Forum have teamed up to offer Marin municipalities a way to help assess and improve the service they provide at the permit counter.  The new Customer Satisfaction Assessment program is designed to help improve the permit process experience and decrease the amount of unpermitted and potentially ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Permits, Community, Economic, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Friday, January 19, 2018
    The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the City of San Rafael and the Marin Economic Forum. The collaboration is designed to help improve the permit process experience and decrease the amount of unpermitted and potentially hazardous construction in San Rafael.   As part of this newly formed partnership, the Marin Builders Association, City of San Rafael and the ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release

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