These are crucial times for California and crucial times for the business community in the state. It should not be a surprise that the two are related.
"Trade and commerce, if they were not made of India rubber, would never manage to bounce over the obstacles which legislators are continually putting in their way..." Henry David Thoreau 1849
The workers comp issue is likely to heat up in the legislature — again. The big question this time: How many businesses will fight and how many will run right out of the state?
How much debt has the State of California accumulated? A real understanding of this question must include a thorough definition of debt in order to comprehend the scope of what we are dealing with.
Examination of San Jose and San Diego Pension Reform
The Small Business Action Committee sponsored a study showing that California public sector employers have been among the biggest beneficiaries of the workers compensation reforms passed in 2004. The study was released in September 2007.