Anthony Molina

The Future of California’s Transportation Infrastructure and Funding

By Anthony Molina, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, July 21, 2016 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

As the end of session rapidly approaches, one of the topics of discussion will be how to fund California’s transportation infrastructure – both road maintenance and rehabilitation. Throughout the year, there have been three different proposals by Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose), and Assembly Member Jim Frazier (D-Fairfield). Governor Brown’s proposal w ... » More
Gino DiCaro

MFG Day countdown - Help California top 120 events

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 21, 2016 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

OPEN YOUR FACILITIES FOR "MFGDay" ON OCTOBER 7, 2016. REGISTER AN EVENT HERE. Update from last week: California is up to 42 registered events but we need to eclipse last year's 120! Manufacturing in the United States faces all sorts of roadblocks, but many manufacturers say the lack of a skilled workforce is their largest hurdle. A recent report from the Manufacturi ... » More
Nicole Rice

Bill to clarify tracking hours worked heads to Governor

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 21, 2016 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

There has been a long-standing practice and interpretation of California law that employers are not required to track the hours worked by their exempt employees.  In response to a recent federal court decision challenging that notion, the Legislature sent AB 2535 (Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, D-Los Angeles) to Governor Brown to clarify this understanding in state law. AB 25 ... » More
Gino DiCaro

MFG Day countdown begins - Help California top 120 events

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 15, 2016 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

OPEN YOUR FACILITIES FOR "MFGDay" ON OCTOBER 7, 2016. REGISTER AN EVENT HERE. Manufacturing in the United States faces all sorts of roadblocks, but many manufacturers say the lack of a skilled workforce is their largest hurdle. A recent report from the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte shows that over the next decade, nearly three and a half million manufacturing jobs likely ne ... » More

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