News: August 2018


Capitol Connection #1092
Capitol Connection CSLB Answers

A ‘rose by any other name smells as sweet’ may apply to flowers, but not contractor’s business names. A business name; how it applies to trade and structure of the entity all matter in determining what you can legally call yourself and how you advertise … read more


GSBE Weekly Update 08/29/2018
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

AB 3080 Employment discrimination: enforcement – To Governor Existing law imposes various restrictions on employers with respect to contracts and applications for employment. A violation of those restrictions is a misdemeanor. This bill would prohibit a person from, as a condition of employment, continued employment, … read more


GSBE Weekly Update 08/22/2018
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

OSHA Proposes Change to Electronic Record-Keeping Rule Worksites with 250 or more employees would not be required to electronically submit certain data to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under a proposal to roll back an Obama-era rule. The Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries … read more


Capitol Connection #1091
Capitol Connection CSLB Answers

Who can speak for experience in a license application? What is an ‘unrelated’ trade, generally? When does a simple alteration in business practice mean no ‘change’ in a license? How can a contractor jobsite ‘HAZ-ard’ not require special CSLB attention? Why, because, everyone has contractor … read more


GSBE Weekly Update 08/15/2018
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

AB 1654 Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004: construction industry The Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 authorizes an aggrieved employee to bring a civil action to recover specified civil penalties, that would otherwise be assessed and collected by the Labor … read more


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