CALIFORNIA POLITICS & INDUSTRY NEWS

LOCAL MINIMUM WAGES AND PAID SICK LEAVE ORDINANCES

A frustration to many California businesses who operate statewide is the ability to confidently and consistently comply with the various minimum wage and paid sick leave laws. As you know, cities in California continue to pass local ordinances relating to the minimum wage and paid sick leave that can differ from one jurisdiction to the next.  And, […]

- October 17, 2016

‘YES’ ON PROPOSITION 51 ‘NO’ ON PROPOSITION 53

Your vote matters and the 2016 election is just 25 days away. There are two propositions on the November 8th ballot this year that will have significant impacts on California’s construction industry and deserve your attention. CAL SMACNA’s Legislative Committee is strongly recommending to all contractor members and construction industry affiliates that they vote“YES” on Proposition 51 and vote “NO” […]

- October 17, 2016

GOVERNOR BROWN SIGNS CHANGE ORDER REFORM BILL

SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown signed CAL SMACNA co-sponsored legislation last week to reform how change orders are to be addressed by local public agencies.  CAL SMACNA worked with NECA, MCA, UCON and others to get this bill written and signed into law. This bill AB 626, authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D- San Francisco),establishes a claim resolution process for local […]

- October 17, 2016

GOVERNOR BROWN SIGNS TITLE 24 HVAC COMPLIANCE BILL

SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown signed CAL SMACNA supported legislation this week to level the real-world playing field for contractors and increase Title 24 compliance for HVAC sales, permitting, inspections, and installations in California. Please see the summary below or click hereto read the bill in it’s entirety. ENERGY COMMISSION TO ADOPT NEW HVAC PLAN & REGULATIONS […]

- October 17, 2016

Industry Change Order Bill Needs Governor Brown’s Signature Today.

SACRAMENTO — CAL SMACNA’s co-sponsored “Change Order Reform” legislation AB 626 (Chiu) is awaiting action by Governor Brown. He has until the end of September to sign or veto this bill. Please write to Governor Brown today and ask him to sign this bill. STEP #1—A sample letter has been prepared for your use. Please […]

- October 17, 2016
 

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CAL SMACNA's 51st Annual Convention

Join us April 19 through April 22, 2017 at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, CA. Re-connect with your peers for informative workshops, the annual business session with industry updates, legislative updates and award presentations. Your evenings will be filled by attending the Incoming Presidents Welcome Reception, Masquerade Gala and PAC Auction, and Presidents Banquet. You can enjoy a day off property by either playing in the annual golf tournament or taking a day trip to Santa Ynez or exploring all that Santa Barbara has to offer. You will not want to miss our 51st Annual Convention. Click here to reserve your spot.

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Please contact CAL SMACNA’s Executive Vice President, Chris Walker

Phone: 916-363-7460

e-mail:  Chris@cal-smacna.org

 

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CAL SMACNA’s 51st Annual Convention 
April 19 through April 22, 2017

Bacara Resort & Spa
8301 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA
(855) 968-0100

Bacara ResortNestled on the bluff and beaches of the Santa Barbara coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez mountains, Bacara Resort & Spa embodies the essence of the American Riviera lifestyle. The experience begins with luxurious guest rooms that reflect the serenity of the resort’s coastal setting.  Venture out into the rest of the resort’s expansive 78 acres and you will discover award-winning restaurants, oceanfront swimming pools, a state-of­ the-art spa and wellness center and a magnificent array of gardens, restful fountains and nature preserves. Recognized as one of the finest hotels in the world.

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