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Two weeks’ scheduling bill faces first committee

Should workers in low-wage service jobs get two weeks’ notice about their schedules? It’s a priority for organized labor this year, which is sponsoring AB 357 to prohibit the last-minute shifts and cancellations common for retail and restaurant employees.
But a tough fit awaits the bill. Industry groups are firmly opposed, arguing that businesses need more flexibility to deal with sudden customer or worker demands. The California Chamber of Commerce has placed AB 357 on its influential list of “job killer” legislation, targeting it for defeat. (Sac Bee, 21 April, 2015)


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CalChamber Policy Advocate Laura E. Curtis provides the latest information on SB 1300 at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 23, 2018.

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Why AB 3080 Is Preempted by Federal Law

With much fanfare, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) has presented her AB 3080, an attempt to preclude the prospective use of non-disclosure and arbitration agreements. Although the measure is…

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