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Chapter 24 Discusses Minimum Wage, Other Legislative Priorities with State Lawmaker

This year, California voters will be tasked with answering an important question—should California’s minimum wage be increased to $15 an hour? Debate over increasing the minimum wage has been going on for years, but this will be the first time that voters will be able to weigh in, after a proposed ballot initiative received enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

Telematics: The Connected Car - How Will it Impact Your Business?

Our industry has seen revolutionary changes before, such as the development of on-board diagnostics in the 1980's.  ASCCA was instrumental then in ensuring that the independent shop would have the same ability as the dealer to access and use OBD systems.  With the advent of telematics we need to preserve that ability. Your voice, as part of our membership, will help ASCCA to make this technology change a positive one for your business.

Understanding New Tow Truck Regulations, and what it means for Auto Shops

Last year, Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1222, which created new tow truck regulations in an effort to curb “bandit towing,” a term used to describe instances in which cars are towed without the owner’s consent. Most often a result of unauthorized parking, owners are left wondering where their car went, and end up saddled with thousands of dollars in towing and storage fees.

ASCCA 2015 Awards

On Saturday, September 26 during the ASCCA Team Weekend ASCCA recognized several members and a chapter for their outstanding service to the association.  Each award winner was nominated by an ASCCA member.  Membership Committee Chair, Mary Kemnitz presented the following awards.  Included below are the award winners in the categories of Chapter of the Year, Sponsor of the Year, Rising Star, and Volunteer of the Year along with the words used to describe why each should be considered for the award.