Topic: Government Regulations
The American Society of Travel Advisors' latest efforts against the legislation include urging travel advisors to send a letter to local news publications about the importance of amending it to protect the current travel agency model. More here.
Funding for the U.S. destination marketing organization is set to expire next year as inbound travel slumps, but a new bill in the Senate would extend it through 2027. More here.
Last week, the bill—which alters the requirements that makes a worker an independent contractor—passed a state Senate committee without an exemption for travel advisors. Here's ASTA's take on what agencies can do next.
Citing a number of government and aviation industry sources, The Wall Street Journal reports that the plane is unlikely to fly again until 2020. Here’s the latest on the situation.
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.
A California Senate committee passed a bill without voting on amendments to "carve out" exceptions for specific industries. Here's what's next.
A new bill that would change how independent contractors are defined—and, thus, their employment status—is progressing through the California Senate. Here's the latest on the situation.
The intended fine amounts to £99,200,396, or approximately $123,500,000. Get the details here.
Sources familiar with the matter have said that the new setback could mean an extra one to three months before the plane returns to service. Here's the latest.
The bill would change the way in which independent contractors (ICs) in the state of California are defined, which would have a big impact on travel agencies. Here's the latest.