Press Release

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

AB 3056 Ensures Bathroom Breaks, Handwashing, Hydrating Not Counted Toward Time to Complete Quotas

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

AB 3075 Closes Loophole that Allows Employers Who Commit Wage Theft to Re-open as a New Business

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, May 19, 2020) – Legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to hold bad employers accountable if they cheat their workers out of the wages they are due passed the Assembly Committee on Banking and Finance today on a 7-3 vote.  

Thursday, May 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO – (Thursday, May 14, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) made the following statement today after Governor Gavin Newsom announced his updated 2020-2021 State Budget proposal, also known as the May Revise:

Friday, May 8, 2020

Every Registered California Voter to Get Mail-in Ballot for November Election

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, May 8, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) made the following statement today after Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new executive order allowing every registered voter in the state to receive a mail-in ballot in November’s election, as part of the state’s effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus:

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, May 5, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in reaction to a lawsuit filed today against Uber and Lyft by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera that enforces the assemblywoman's landmark state law to protect workers from exploitation, Assembly Bill 5: 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

AB 2149 Will Establish Clear Rules for the Relationship Between Restaurants and Food Delivery Apps

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, May 5, 2020) – Today legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that will even the playing field between small restaurants and food delivery platforms, like DoorDash, Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats, passed the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, April 28, 2020) – All essential workers in California will have a presumptive eligibility for workers’ compensation if they contract COVID-19 while working during the public health crisis, under a measure announced today by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego).