SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, July 15 2021) – Widespread sexual abuse of children within youth service organizations has often been overlooked and gone underreported for decades.
SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, July 15, 2021) – Many Californians don’t know that when they put plastics into a blue recycling bin, it might not actually be recycled –– a large percentage is shipped overseas where it actually can end up burned, dumped, or landfilled.
SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, July 14, 2021) – Food delivery companies like Uber Eats and DoorDash often conceal the fees they charge both restaurants and customers on orders placed on their apps.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, July 13, 2021) – Increased consumer demand for the fastest order deliveries at the lowest cost has contributed to soaring workplace injury rates for warehouse workers.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, July 12, 2021) – Minimum wage violations in California account for nearly $2 billion in stolen wages from employees annually.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, July 6, 2021) – Police projectile weapons and chemical agents can cause serious harm to people if fired indiscriminately into a crowd or otherwise deployed improperly.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, July 5, 2021) – Workplace injuries in warehouses have skyrocketed as a result of online retail giants like Amazon subjecting their workers to debilitating work speeds and relentless production quotas.
SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, July 1, 2021) – California students have experienced unprecedented academic setbacks during the 2020-21 school year – including increased reports of absenteeism, declining grades, social-emotional challenges, and significant learning lags.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, June 29, 2021) – Wage theft is more common than any other form of theft combined, cheating California workers out of billions of dollars from their paychecks each year.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, June 28, 2021) – Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) issued the following statement after the State Assembly voted to extend protections that will ensure tenants will not be evicted due to falling behind on rent during the pandemic: