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Thursday, November 12, 2020
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Friday, August 14, 2020
Women-owned and led business and brand development firm, celebrates their five-year anniversary by revealing their very own rebrand. Cowe Communications, formerly known as Cowe Consulting, is ecstatic to not only be expanding their team and their service offerings, but they are also introducing the world to their newly acquired domain: www.cowe.com.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This month, VICA continued to actively engage with local officials to provide much needed support for the struggling child care industry...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
This month, the Los Angeles City Council was considering pushing a last minute vacancy tax ballot measure before the July 1 deadline. VICA expressed strong concerns that the proposed ballot measure was being rushed as the City Council deliberated placing the tax on the 2020 November Ballot only two weeks after the release of HCIDLA's report on the feasibility of a vacancy tax.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
VICA held its first ever Virtual Sacramento Advocacy Day, which proved to be successful and effective. VICA members met with several State Legislators to discuss the most pressing issues facing California today. The VICA delegation met with State Controller Betty Yee, Assemblymembers Rob Bonta, Marc Levine, Devon Mathis, Adrin Nazarian, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Blanca Rubio, Senator Bob Hertzberg, and staff from the Office of Senator John Moorlach...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
In April, VICA continued to lead the charge against the Los Angeles City Council's Right of Recall and Worker Retention ordinances, which require businesses to rehire laid off workers by seniority; creating a rebuttable presumption for alleged violations; and requires businesses to pay for punitive damages.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
On March 27, the Los Angeles City Council approved a Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, which would have applied to businesses with have 500 employees or more nationwide. While this was good for small businesses, there were still provisions in the Ordinance that were concerning for the business community. Thanks to VICA's efforts and the efforts of the Los Angeles business coalition group, the Mayor has decided not to sign the Ordinance approved by the City Council.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
In March, VICA joined the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, local elected officials, and other L.A. business groups for the 2020 Annual Access D.C. Advocacy Trip...