News for Advocacy and Legislation
Tuesday, December 06, 2022
A new law will require almost all contractors in California to carry workers’ compensation coverage, regardless of if they have employees or not. According to the author of the bill, State Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) the new law was necessary due to the tendency of many small contractors to claim they have no employees, when in fact they regularly hire day laborers or undocumented workers.
Since a ...read more
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
With the 2022 California legislative year closed, it is once again time to examine the new legislation that will affect entities operating within the state. Summaries of key legislation are below, with relevant action items noted.Pay Data Reporting and Pay TransparencyPay Disclosures: SB 1162.Effective Date: January 1, 2023.This bill requires California employers with more than 15 employees to ...read more
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Tuesday, October 11, 2022
On Saturday, October 8th, 18 local students were celebrated for successfully completing a rigorous six-week course in basic construction. The Education to Career (e2c) Construction Training Program targets entry-level employment, providing the basic skills for success in the construction industry. In addition to technical skills, the program also includes career, financial and personal support ...read more
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Thursday, February 24, 2022
Welcome to California SLCP (SB-1383)
January 1, 2022: the inspections and fines associated with California SB-1383 (Short Lived Climate Pollutants) become Mandatory.
January 1, 2020: Jurisdictions had the option to begin fining businesses using SB-1383 guidelines and many have.
September 19, 2016: Governor Brown signed California SB 1383 Lara, Chapter 395, Statutes of 2016 in a statewide effort ...read more
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