KUSI: Gonzalez Bill Protects Contract Workers from Sexual Assault

Monday, April 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, April 22, 2019) – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that aims to stop employers from dodging their responsibility to ensure a safe work environment passed an Assembly floor vote on Monday, 49 to 17. Assembly Bill 170, also known as Sandra’s Law, would require a company to share the legal responsibility for all workers who are provided by a contractor in cases of sexual harassment, assault and discrimination if they work in the company’s usual course on the company’s premises or worksite.