Legislation to increase California’s minimum wage died in the State Assembly just one day after a poll conducted by the California Wellness Foundation found that 68 percent of Californians support it. Senate Bill 3 (Leno) would have increased the minimum wage to $13 an hour
What you need to know about telematics and protecting consumer choice within the automotive service industry.
In 2010, both the States of California and Washington enacted legislation that will require brake pads sold or installed in both states to have reduced levels of copper and other heavy metals. The legislation was enacted due to claims by environmental groups and regulators that as brake pads wear down, copper and other metals are deposited on roadways where they are washed into streams and rivers. Copper is highly toxic to fish and other aquatic species.
As of July 2015 the ASCCA TeamTalk email address has changed.
The ASCCA Public Relations committee is encouraging all ASCCA members to begin engaging their customers in a consumer education campaign on Telematics. A flyer has been developed by the Committee for you to use in your shops. Consider displaying these flyers and even attaching them to your customer invoices.
ASCCA presented scholarship awards at De Anza College at an awards breakfast this past Friday, June 26. Larry Moore, a De Anza alum and the winner of the Foundation's distinction for the most vehicle donations to Cars for Careers in fiscal year 2014-15, had the honor of presenting the awards. Pete Vernazza posed with the award winners.
Do not forget that July 1 is the effective date of the new California Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law.
ASCCA's lobbyist Jack Molodanof has this tip for ASCCA members: The Department of Industrial Relations has developed a set of FAQs on their website that will help you understand the requirements: