ASCCA What You Need To KnowMar. 28, 2016
Chapter 24 Discusses Minimum Wage, Other Legislative Priorities with State Lawmaker
Assemblymember Shirley Weber
This year, California voters will be tasked with answering an important question-should California's minimum wage be increased to $15 an hour? Debate over increasing the minimum wage has been going on for years, but this will be the first time that voters will be able to weigh in, after a proposed ballot initiative received enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.  
ASCCA Advocacy Fund and ASC Educational Foundation Benefit From Generous Donations at ASCCA Team Weekend
The Automotive Services Council of California (ASCCA) today announced that ASCCA Chapter 24 and the California Automotive Teachers Association (CAT) have both made generous donations, totaling $1,600 dollars, to ASCCA's Advocacy Fund and the ASC Educational Foundation during ASCCA's Team Weekend meeting in Sacramento.
ASCCA Members to Participate in ETI ToolTech 2016 Panel Discussion
The Automotive Services Council of California (ASCCA) today announced that some of its members will participate in a panel discussion at Equipment and Tool Institute's (ETI) 2016 annual ToolTech conference, April 25-28 in Monterey, California.
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Day - April 12
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Complete the event registration form (link provided below) and make your travel arrangements. Please don't delay, space is limited! Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small Business Advocate, Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Author, AB 2289 (Smog Check); Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.
This year's event will be held at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814. Located adjacent to Chops restaurant and Ambrosia Cafe, it is a quick 1 block walk from the Capitol Event Center and the California State Capitol building.
A Dying Breed
ASCCA member Mitch Schneider contributed an article to Ratchet+Wrench, sharing some of his thoughts as he grows older in the automotive repair industry.
State Legislative Bill Report - March 16
Below is the updated Bill Report dated March 16, 2016 from Jack Molodanof.
ASCEF Scholarships Now Available
ASCEF scholarships for qualified high school seniors are now available.
To date, ASCEF has awarded 127 scholarships, totalling $89,000. Each scholarship ranges from $1,000 to $2,000.
Click here to see the flyer.
CAT Spring 2016 Conference - April 30
The CAT Spring 2016 Conference will be held on April 30, 2016.
Modesto Junior College
2201 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, California 95358
Click here to read more.
Office Depot Deals Available Exclusively to ASCCA Members
ASCCA has worked with Office Depot to secure pricing so good that it rivals Fortune 500 pricing on each and every item that you purchase. If you haven't already, contact Bill Lewis, the ASCCA's Business Account Manager:
855.337.6811 x 16116
Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again in 2016 for Discounted Courses

Seminar 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!


Click here to take advantage of this offer


ETI Tool Tech - April 25-28 in Monterey
The vehicle of today is quickly becoming the vehicle of tomorrow. The Autonomous Vehicle, Comprehensive Vehicle Tracking, Biometric Vehicle Access and Smart/Personalized In-Car Marketing are only a few of the advancements that are right around the corner for future vehicles.
A successful business strategy depends on a clear vision of the future.  Improve your vision at ToolTech 2016 as you network with other thought leaders about the challenges and opportunities involved with providing the right tools and equipment and maintaining the level of service our customers expect while the vehicles we support continue to grow in complexity.  
Click here for more information.
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events

Apr 16th: Chapter 5 Training Event with Bob Cooper of Elite
iATN Discounts Available to ASCCA Members

The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is the world's first and largest online network of automotive service industry professionals. Since 1995, iATN has been providing outstanding service industry resources to members worldwide. ASCCA members can enjoy a $9-per-month discount off of the regular price of iATN Business+ premium membership, at $45-per-month.  This membership provides your shop with up to 5 premium access accounts.

Link to iATN's website


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In This Issue
Chapter 24 Discusses
ASCCA Advocacy Fund
ASCCA Members to Participate in ETI
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Day
A Dying Breed
State Legislative Bill Report
ASCEF Scholarships
CAT Spring 2016 Conference
Office Depot Discount
ESi Courses at a Discount Renewed for 2016!
ETI Tool Tech
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events


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