A union-backed bill that could pull your business and/or properties into labor disputes that you have nothing to do with, has passed the Senate Appropriations Committee and will be heard on the Senate Floor next week.

We vociferously oppose the bill and starting last month, have asked all or our members to contact local legislators to educate them about the impact of this measure.

AB 2416 (Stone; D-Scotts Valley) Unproven Wage Liens.  This bill creates a dangerous and unfair precedent in the wage and hour arena by allowing employees to file liens on an employer’s real or personal property, or property where work was performed, based upon alleged yet unproven wage claims.  The bill is on the Senate Suspense file and will move to the Senate Floor next week.

The CalChamber has identified both bills as a “Job Killer,” and a large coalition of business groups are marshalling forces in Sacramento to educate legislators about negative impacts of these bills.  But we need your help locally.  Please contact your local Senator and advocate they vote against this bad measure.

Here are updated materials to help:

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