Friday, September 13, 2013

Minimum Wage Increase (AB10) Passed

the California legislature last night (9/12/13), and is on its way to the Governor's desk for signature. AB 10 would raise the minimum wage in California from its current $8/hour to $9/hour on July 1, 2014, then to $10/hour on January 1, 2016. Gov. Brown is expected to sign the bill.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Coming To A Regional Center Near You!

If S.B. 468 clears its final hurdles, California regional center clients could soon have the option to manage their own service budgets, and to make their own purchase of service decisions. (Update 9/12/13, in comments, below.)

Under current law, an individual program plan (IPP) team determines the amount and type of services a regional center client may need, but the regional center manages the purchase of services, including the hiring,

Thursday, August 15, 2013


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