Press Release

Monday, March 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, March 23, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzales (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to a request made today by Uber’s CEO that President Donald Trump exempt the multi-billion dollar corporation from federal and state labor laws:

Thursday, March 5, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, March 5, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) today announced new legislation, Assembly Bill 3123, to protect workers from retaliation when they take leave during public health emergencies, like the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Amendments Strike Balance, Protect Existing Employment in the Profession

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) issued the following statement today in response to the San Diego Superior Court’s ruling in favor of the case brought by City Attorney Mara Elliott against the grocery delivery app InstaCart for improperly classifying employees as independent contractors:

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Gonzalez, Smith Request One-Year Exemption for Limited Liability Company Taxes

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020) – More than a dozen California Assembly Democrats are joining Assemblymembers Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) in calling for one-time tax relief in the state budget to help small businesses comply with Assembly Bill 5, the transformational worker rights law to stop the misclassification and wage theft of more than a million Californians.