Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, a key union backer in the California Legislature, will step down to take over the California Labor Federation.
Eliminating sweatshops with SB 62 is crucial to level the playing field for fashion brands that know how to balance profits, people and the planet.
The pandemic brought some garment manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., particularly Los Angeles. But the clothing industry says a bill meant to protect garment workers’ pay could move jobs offshore again.
Work that happens inside the home deserves to be valued the same as any other job and ought to have the same protections.
We need bold legislation like SB 56 and AB 4 to end the systematic exclusion of low-income undocumented adults from Medi-Cal.
See whether lawmakers in the state Senate and Assembly reflect your demographics with this interactive tool.
Vea si los legisladores en el Senado y la Asamblea estatales reflejan su demografía con esta herramienta interactiva.
Un análisis de CalMatters muestra que Cal/OSHA despliega inspectores en sólo el 5% de los casos de quejas de COVID. Las quejas no relacionadas con COVID tenían más del doble de probabilidades de resultar en inspecciones in situ, pero eso es todavía muy inferior a la cuota pre-pandémica.
A CalMatters analysis shows that Cal/OSHA dispatches inspectors in just 5% of COVID complaint cases. Non-COVID complaints were more than twice as likely to result in on-site inspections — but that’s still far below the pre-pandemic share.
A plan to prioritize good jobs that solve some of our environmental and climate issues can lead to a strong economic recovery.