SACRAMENTO – (September 22, 2021) – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 701 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) into law, which creates the nation’s first transparency requirements and worker protections against abusive warehouse production quotas.
SACRAMENTO – (September 16, 2021) – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 506 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) into law, which mandates background checks and child abuse prevention training for all staff and regular volunteers of youth service organizations.
SACRAMENTO – (September 10, 2021) – California’s employee-funded Paid Family Leave program has long been out of reach for most working Californians due to the program’s insufficient income replacement rate.
SACRAMENTO – (September 9, 2021) – The increasing shift by online e-commerce giants like Amazon to provide faster shipping rates has contributed to an alarming increase in warehouse workers' injury rates. Today, Assembly Bill 701 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to create
SACRAMENTO – (September 9, 2021) – Today, Assembly Bill 1003 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to send employers who intentionally steal from their workers to prison heads to Governor Newsom’s desk for consideration.
SACRAMENTO – (September 8, 2021) – Today, Assembly Bill 48 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to set clear, minimum statewide standards on law enforcement’s use of rubber bullets and tear gas for crowd control was sent to the Governor’s desk.
SACRAMENTO – (September 1, 2021) – When a customer orders a meal through an app or a restaurant partners with a food delivery app company, both are left in the dark about the prices they are actually being charged.
SACRAMENTO – (September 1, 2021) – While many youth service organizations work hard to keep child predators out of their ranks, sexual abuse of children in these settings is still a widespread problem.
SACRAMENTO – (September 1, 2021) – When Californians put plastics into a blue bin, most assume it’s sent to a facility to be properly recycled –– but that’s not necessarily the case. A large percentage of plastics from California are shipped overseas where they actually can end up burned, dumped, or landfilled.
SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, July 15 2021) – Widespread sexual abuse of children within youth service organizations has often been overlooked and gone underreported for decades.