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    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    In the past, California employers needed to worry only about new laws taking effect on January 1 of each year. Nowadays, midyear changes for California employers have become a new norm, either as a result of legislation with delayed implementation dates or the passage of midyear regulations. Below is a summary some of the state laws you need to pay attention to this summer. Content on HRCalifornia ...read more
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    Monday, July 10, 2017
    This week in Sacramento, the California State Assembly and Senate are reviewing eight pieces of legislation that the North Orange County Chamber and other California business organizations oppose. To review these bills and to send in your letter of opposition click the highlighted bill numbers below. OPPOSE AB 168 (Eggman; D-Stockton) Exposure to Litigation OPPOSE AB 1405 (Mullin; D-South San ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy
    Monday, July 10, 2017
    North Orange County Chamber (NOCC) opposes SB 714 - State Coastal Conservancy: West Coyote Hills Conservancy Program. The local business community and NOCC does support the desire to preserve and open West Coyote Hills for use and enjoyment. It is, however, critical that our elected leaders in Sacramento understand the history of the property. The current plans, as approved by the City of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 30, 2017
    A costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California has been put on hold in the California Assembly at the direction of the Assembly Speaker. In a June 23 statement, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) said SB 562 (Lara; D-Bell Gardens/Atkins; D-San Diego) was “woefully incomplete” as sent to the Assembly and he had decided ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, June 30, 2017
    With this week’s release of biological opinions (BiOps) from federal agencies responsible for protecting species listed under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) California WaterFix cleared a critical permitting threshold. NOC Chamber joins California in supporting this plan. Biological Opinions Vital Step After extensive environmental reviews that started under the Obama ...read more
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