Keyword: California Coalition of Travel Organizations
The California Senate Appropriations Committee held a meeting on new legislation that would change how an independent contractor is defined in the state on Monday. Here’s the latest.
ASTA and the CCTO held a joint lobbying day on August 6 to fight AB 5 with the goal of securing an exemption for the travel industry in the bill. Here's how it went.
Sixty-five percent of host agency owners say they would not employ a single IC should the bill pass as-is, while most ICs say they will leave the industry.
ASTA and the CCTO are ramping up their efforts to receive an exemption in AB 5 for the travel industry but we want to know how it could impact your business.
A joint CCTO-ASTA Lobbying Day will take place on August 6, when ICs and agency owners will visit the district offices of their state Senators asking for an industry exemption.
The California Federation of Labor, the organization sponsoring the California independent contractor bill, has offered to meet with the California Coalition of Travel Organizations (CCTO) next week. More here.
Yesterday a California Senate committee passed a bill redefining independent contractors without voting on amendments for exceptions for specific industries, such as travel advisors. Here’s the latest.
With the California labor committee voting on AB 5, ASTA has reported that 41 percent of ICs would leave the industry or the state. More here.
The California Senate could be voting on AB 5 as soon as next week, making it crucial to reach out to your state representative. Here's the latest.
If the new bill redefining what makes an independent contractor passes in California, many expect serious job loss across the state. Here's more.