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MAY 2024 TEAM WEEKEND

MAY 2024 TEAM WEEKEND

May Team Weekend May 17-19, 2024 Embassy Suites, Walnut Creek 1345 Treat Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Register Online Now!Book your Hotel by April 17, 2024Download the Team Weekend Notice/Registration Form (Also Available via Zoom!)   THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: (Tentative) Friday, May 17: (Dress Code – Casual) 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception (lobby) – Hosted by the ASCCA State Membership Committee: Light refreshments and drinks pro ... read more

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January 2024 Team Weekend

January 2024 Team Weekend

January Team Weekend January 26-28, 2024 Embassy Suites, Sacramento 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 Register Online NowBook your HotelDownload the Team Weekend Notice/Registration Form (Also Available via Zoom!)   THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: (Tentative) Friday, January 26: (Dress Code – Casual) 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception (lobby) – Hosted by the ASCCA State Membership Committee: Light refreshments an ... read more

NEW CALIFORNIA LAWS FOR 2024

NEW CALIFORNIA LAWS FOR 2024

NEW CALIFORNIA LAWS FOR 2024 Every year, hundreds of new laws are enacted that impact California automotive repair dealers. Below is a brief summary of some of the key measures, in no particular order, that take effect January 1, 2024, unless otherwise noted. Minimum Wage Increase.   Reminder that effective January 1, 2024, the minimum wage will increase to $16.00 per hour for all employers regardless of size, based on a cost-of-living provision in the state minimum wage law. (SB 3 of 2017). Please note that local minimum wage ordinances may be higher.   BAR Citation and Fine Regulations.   Effective July 1, 2024, BAR may issue a citation and levy a fine against an automotive repair dealer (ARD) of up to $5,000 for each citation. Violations include, among other things, improper estimates, invoices, authorizations, deviation from trade standards, misleading advertising and guarantees and improper record retention. An ARD may ... read more

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ASCCA DECEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER

ASCCA DECEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER

ASCCA DECEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER   Member News & Updates: Save the Date - 2024 Annual Training Conference; ASCEF updates; BAR updates; Upcoming Events and Meetings; Donations & Scholrships. Read More

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ASCCA MEMBERS - HIT THE PAUSE!

ASCCA MEMBERS - HIT THE PAUSE!

ASCCA is encouraging members to support the California Chamber of Commerce "Hit the Pause" campaign on several employment bills. The link provided below is simple and fast:   Hit the Pause website link: https://thepausepledge.com/# ACT NOW link: https://californiaemployersvoice.quorum.us/campaign/47792/   The specific bills addressed in this campaign are as follows: AB 524 (Wicks); dramatically expands family caregiver status, increasing employment costs and potential litigation against CA employers; SB 365 (Wiener); increases employer defense litigatio ... read more

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ASCCA SEPTEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER

ASCCA SEPTEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER

Industry Events; Member Profile: tekmetric; Legislative Update; Member News & Updates; Welcome New Members; Upcoming Events and Meetings; Donations & Scholarships Read More

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ASCEF Silent Auction NOW OPEN for Bids

ASCEF Silent Auction NOW OPEN for Bids

ASC Education Foundation is hosting a Silent auction during the ASCCA Annual Training Conference. All  proceeds will go to the scholarship program to help fund high school seniors who plan to enroll in post-high school technical/academic training or college undergraduates in the automotive service field. The Silent Auction in NOW OPEN FOR BIDDING to support the ASCEF! Please follow the links below to bid on some amazing items! BID HEREHot Ticket Items Include: STX 2024 Registration Package, including airfare and ground transportation. Mainstreet Motorsports Gift Certificates Not attending the ASCCA Annual Training Conference? No worries! You don’t have to be present to bid and win!  This is an online auction and open to anyone who wants to bid and support ASCEF. You can also make a donation to ASCEF through ... read more

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2 New ASCCA Partners!

2 New ASCCA Partners!

A Big Welcome to 2 New ASCCA Partners 360 Payments is a payment solution designed specifically for automotive repair shops. With industry-leading customer service, you also get access to revolutionary features such as Text-to-Pay and Integrated Consumer Financing. By offering seamless integrations for your customers, you can create a better customer relationship, offer more financing opportunities, and increase your average repair order. Here are just a few benefits of working with 360 Payments: Industry-leading customer service and support Integrated with dozens of leading SMS and DVI solutions, including Shop-Ware, Protractor, Shop Boss, Tekmetric, AutoServe1, NAPA TRACS and more Integrated consumer financing options - empower your customers to get repairs made now and pay later Eliminate the payment conversation during vehicle pick-up with Text-to-Pay. Keep up with the ... read more

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Update on Legislative Bills August 2022

Update on Legislative Bills August 2022

The 2022 legislative session ended late Thursday night, August 31. The Governor has until September 30 to sign or veto bills on his desk. Below is a list of key bills we tracked this year.  We will continue to monitor bills on Governor's desk and report. Let me know if you have any questions.    Thanks, Jack Molodanof   Legislative Bills  Catalytic Converter Theft Bills - Concerns AB 1740 – Requires core recyclers who accept converters from commercial enterprise, which includes auto repair dealers, to obtain the following from seller: name, business address and phone, business license or tax ID, date of sale, number of converters sold, amount of money and written agreement to be kept for two years. Status: Governor’s Desk.   SB 1087 - Requires core recyclers who accept converters from seller to obtain and maintain written records, including name, date ... read more

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Happy Labor Day ASCCA Members

Happy Labor Day ASCCA Members

Happy Labor Day to our Hard Working ASCCA Members

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