2018 List of Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce, also known as CalChamber, developed a program called CA Job Killers for the purpose of tracking legislative proposals that impact California employers. They make it their job to educate legislators on the impact these bills would have on the employer. They have recently come out with their 2018 list of […]

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Living Wage Jobs in 2017

Something we do not always keep in mind when we are helping people out of poverty and into self-sufficiency is the fact that we do not have a lot of jobs that pay a living wage. Here are a few facts: Job growth since the Great Recession has mostly come from low-wage jobs that do […]

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The Affects of Wage Increase

Three things happen when you increase the wages of the lowest paid workers. Productivity goes up, turnover goes down and consumer spending goes up. Sounds like a win-win for everyone! Follow this link to learn more. http://irle.berkeley.edu/cwed/briefs/

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Proposed Minimum Wage in California

The people who stand to benefit the most from minimum wage hikes across California are low-income adults, most of them household bread winners, according to an analysis by UC Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education. Read this story in the L.A. Times.

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Mileage Rate Changes in 2016

On December 17, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. This year brings a 3.5 cent per mile decrease in the business rate. View details on the CalChamber employment blog.

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