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2021-05-03

As California’s fire season approaches, domestic workers fight for basic protections

Housecleaners like Vicenta Martinez want California Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend workplace safety requirements to protect immigrant domestic workers.

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2021-05-02

Propuesta de ley AB 1177 busca cerrar la brecha de la desigualdad

La medida abrirá oportunidades bancarias para los trabajadores esenciales de primera línea.

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2021-04-29

Californians need state public banking options; here’s why

Low-income communities have borne the brunt of systemic racism in our financial institutions – a public bank can help change that.

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2021-04-14

AB 1177 will open banking opportunities for frontline employees and close equity gap

From fast-food workers to janitors to service workers, many already underpaid Californians pay as much as 10 cents on the dollar just to cash their paychecks.

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2021-04-08

My Home Is a Work Place: Domestic Workers Need Health and Safety Protections

“Work that happens inside the home deserves to be valued the same as any other job and ought to have the same protections. … I stand with domestic workers in their fight to win health and safety protections.”

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2021-04-06

My Home Is a Work Place: Domestic Workers Need Health and Safety Protections

Work that happens inside the home deserves to be valued the same as any other job and ought to have the same protections.

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2021-04-06

Free banking in California? New bill tackles access and racial equity

Access to basic banking services is under new focus as California seeks to address economic and racial inequity during the pandemic.

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2021-04-04

Trabajadores de la industria de comida rápida luchan para empoderarse

La AB 257 garantiza a los empleados la capacidad para mejorar los estándares en su lugar de trabajo.

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2021-03-12

Biden’s Rescue Plan Will Be a Huge Benefit for Undocumented Workers

This federal sea change in policy comes after years of efforts by Western states to reimagine their social safety nets.

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2021-03-11

Trabajadoras domésticas luchan por ley que las proteja

De aprobarse la SB 231, el gremio tendría amparo de los lineamientos de seguridad proporcionados por CAL/OSHA, como lugares de trabajo seguros para su salud

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2021-02-16

California Bill Aims to Regulate Amazon’s Relentless Warehouse Worker Quotas

One of California's most influential legislators has introduced a bill that would regulate warehouse productivity quotas from Walmart, Amazon, and other major retailers.