OPED: Turkey of A Bill

You’ve probably heard that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. The same can be said of the road that has led California to become one of the worst places in the country to do business. One bill working its way through the Legislature was drafted, I am sure, with the best of intentions, but its consequences for California businesses and the jobs with which a great number of our residents rely upon could be severe. Assembly Bill 67, drafted by San Diego Democrat and former labor leader Lorena Gonzalez, would require retail and grocery stores with more than 500 employees to pay employees double on Thanksgiving Day. This bill would effectively mandate a holiday on private employers a

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Matthew Harper for City Council 2020 • FPPC ID#1417820

PO Box 4472,  Huntington Beach, CA  92605