Rising Payroll Taxes Coming to Shore Up California’s Pandemic-Depleted UI Fund
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


As the 2021 crop of legislation is coming into form and moving through legislative committees addressing a range of topics, one topic is conspicuously absent: aid for California’s deeply insolvent Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fund. COVID Response As we all know, California (and many other states) ... .. read more..

Georgia Chamber Issues Statement on SK Innovation Announcement
Monday, April 12, 2021
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Atlanta, Ga – April 12 – The Georgia Chamber is pleased that SK Innovation and LG Energy Solutions have reached an agreement that allows SK Innovation to continue its multi-billion-dollar manufacturing project in Jackson County, Georgia. This investment into our state will result in over 2,600 jo... .. read more..

Unemployment insurance taxes to drop ahead of April filing
Monday, April 12, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


With the passage of House Bill 413 in the 2021 legislative session, employers will see changes in their unemployment insurance taxes due this month. Sponsored by Representative Russell Webber, House Bill 413 was a priority of the Kentucky Chamber, and […] The post Unemployment insurance tax... .. read more..

California ‘Job Killer’ List Reignites Old Conflict
Monday, April 12, 2021
Advocacy – California Chamber of Commerce (https://advocacy.calchamber.com)


This article was written by Dan Walters and first appeared in CalMatters. Annually, the California Chamber of Commerce chooses a relative handful of the hundreds of bills pending in the Legislature and labels them “job killers” that would impose new regulatory or taxation burdens. The publication... .. read more..

Governor signs criminal justice reform bills into law
Monday, April 12, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear held an online ceremony Friday afternoon to sign two criminal justice policies into law. House Bill 497, sponsored by Representative Kim Moser, removes barriers to reentry for those exiting the corrections system.  HB 497 tasks […] The post Governor signs c... .. read more..

COVID-19 liability protections for businesses and others becomes law
Sunday, April 11, 2021
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Senate Bill 5, which gives employers protections against frivolous lawsuits related to COVID-19, went into law Sunday without the signature of the governor. This legislation was a top priority of the Kentucky Chamber and a large coalition focused on important […] The post COVID-19 liability... .. read more..

Attorney General Cameron Joins Letter Opposing Union Requirement
Friday, April 9, 2021
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


Joining a 14-state coalition of attorneys general, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron signed on to a letter Thursday urging leadership of the U.S. Senate to reject a new bill in Congress that would require workers to join unions. The “Protecting […] The post Attorney General Cameron J... .. read more..

Paige Clay and Nicole Riley column: Workplace harassment legislation deserves...
Friday, April 9, 2021
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


Everyone can agree that workplace harassment is an injustice that no one should suffer. Far too often, women, primarily, are subjected to unwanted advances, inappropriate comments or offensive treatment while in the workplace. Since the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportun... .. read more..

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