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May 23, 2017 - In This Issue:
May Team Weekend Recap

On May 20, ASCCA convened in Sacramento for their May Team Weekend of committee and board meetings. Vice President Rocky Khamenian welcomed the members in attendance, and began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a statement of ASCCA's Mission Statement, Core Purpose, Core Values, and Code of Ethics.  

State-mandated Retirement Program Now in Force 

A new law took effect on Jan. 1, 2017 that will require California employers with five or more workers to offer their staff a retirement plan or enroll them in a new state-run retirement program.
The law, the first of its kind in the nation, is expected to become a blueprint for other states that are considering creating their own retirement plans.
Non-compliance with Exclusion Rules May Cost You
 In the last quarter of 2016 you should have received correspondence both from us and your insurance carrier if you have claimed any owners or officers as exempt from workers' compensation coverage on your policy.
The notification was in response to Assembly Bill 2883, which amended rules related to the exclusion of officers and members of boards of directors of private or quasipublic corporations, general partners of a partnership and managing members of a limited liability company under a workers' compensation policy.

Click here to read the full article from The Armstrong Report.
The State Legislative Bill Report details various bills that ASCCA is tracking. If you have any questions please contact ASCCA at

Read the report.
Pro Training On-Demand is for Busy Professional Technicians
You're busy, work all day, but you need to keep up with new automotive technologies, tools, and techniques at night. Local training seminars are great, but they only occur a few times a year and they may not be close by. What you'd really like is good, affordable, and convenient training. Pro Training On-Demand is the answer, with a new series of on-demand classes delivered so you can participate online at the shop or in the comfort of home.

Read more about this deal from AutoZone.
Join the ASCCA 2018 Board of Directors!

The ASCCA is pleased to call for nominations for the 7 seats open for the 2018 Board of Directors. Participation on the ASCCA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for automotive repair professionals to help guide the state's largest organization of independent auto shop owners in shaping the future of the industry and building a stronger industry. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, and to develop skills, experience and connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.  Applications are due July 1.  

Featured Remarkable Results Radio Podcast: 
Pierre Respaut

Since being in the aftermarket for fifty years, Pierre Respaut has a steep history as an automotive shop owner, dealership mechanic/technician and trainer.
Pierre worked at BMW and Ferrari dealerships and owned "Ultimate Cars", a BMW specialty repair shop for 30 years. After he closed the shop he was recruited to help improve a VW dealership from 2010-2012.

ASCCA  Member Exclusive Offer!

ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again to Bring You 
Special Course Offerings in 2017!
S eminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,500. ASCCA members pay only $950 per attendee!  

Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events 
May 25: Chapters 26 and 1940 Meetings
May 31: Chapters 21 and 99 Meetings

Thank you to our ASCCA Corporate Partners! 

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