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Capitol Update 5/22/2023

California Employers May Request a Deferral to File Labor Contractor Employee Report On May 10, 2023, private employers with 100 or more employees, with at least one employee based in California, must file their annual pay data reports with the California Civil Rights Department (CRD).  Annual … read more

Capitol Update 5/8/2023

Payroll employment rises by 253,000 in April; unemployment rate changes little at 3.4% Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 253,000 in April, and the unemployment rate changed little at 3.4 percent. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, health care, leisure and … read more

Capitol Update 5/2/2023

AB 1000 – A De Facto Ban on New Warehouses – Dies in Local Government Committee Assembly Bill 1000 (Reyes; D-Colton), a de facto ban on warehouses, was heard by the Assembly Local Government Committee yesterday, where it failed to receive the required votes to pass through the committee.  The bill ultimately … read more

Capitol Update 4/21/2023

  President Biden Dismisses GOP Spending-Cut Proposal As “Wacko” The Washington Post reports that on Wednesday, President Biden “rejected a Republican plan to slash government spending and raise the debt limit, assailing the proposals as ‘wacko’ notions that would cause a catastrophic government default.” The Post says, … read more

Capitol Update 4/17/2023

New Member of CSLB Governor Newsom appointed Amanda Gallo (D – Oakland), management analyst in the Fremont City Manager’s Office, to the Contractors State License Board. Salary: $100 per diem. She was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Santa Clara County Housing Authority from 2014 … read more