Two victories on the employment front

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, April 27, 2012

A couple of bad for business bills failed to pass out of their policy committees by the deadline date this week.

AB 1808 (Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara) was tabled for this year as the author requested the bill be pulled from committee review.  This bill would characterize private employees as public employees whenever essential employment decisions were shared with a public agency.

AB 2217 (Richard Pan, D-Sacramento) failed passage in the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee.  This measure attempted to regulate activities outside the state and country by requiring any customer service representative who called or talked to a person residing in California to identify their location, and if requested, to transfer that call to a call center within the United States.

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