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Full-Page Ads in LA Times, Sac Bee Calls Out Activist Judge on Prop 22 Decision

On Thursday, the California Business and Industrial Alliance (CABIA) will take out full-page ads in…

Wall Street Journal: California’s Private Labor Enforcers

Below is an excerpt from an opinion piece written by CABIA President and Founder Tom…

Maine Dodges PAGA Bullet

Maine’s small and medium-sized business owners just dodged a massive bullet. State lawmakers sent a…

Opinion: Reform the Job-Killing Private Attorneys General Act to Help California Economy Recover

Widespread vaccinations are putting the COVID-19 pandemic in the rearview mirror. Now, it’s time for…

“Julie Su is Jumping Ship:” Su Criticized in Full-Page USA Today Ad

Today, the California Business and Industrial Alliance (CABIA) took out a full-page ad in USA Today calling out CA…

Reform the Private Attorneys General Act, which didn’t really help workers

This opinion piece originally ran in Cal Matters and features research from a CABIA Foundation report…

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California Appellate Decision Recognizing Manageability Requirements for PAGA Actions May Provide Much Needed Relief to Employers Continue Reading…

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