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Gonzalez Bill to Send Employers Committing Intentional Wage Theft to Jail Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, September 27, 2021 – Too often, employers who commit wage theft face little or no consequences for their actions. Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez’s Assembly Bill 1003 to specify that the intentional theft of wages or tips by employers is punishable as grand theft. “I’ve never understood why we don’t hold employers who steal […]

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Gonzalez Bill Creating First Statewide Use of Force Standards for Police Projectiles Heads to Governor’s Desk

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.    “During the nationwide protests in 2020, many reports showed peaceful protesters and bystanders being seriously injured, even permanently maimed, by dangerous […]

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Deported Military Veterans Seeking U.S. Citizenship Will Get Access to State Legal Aid

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  August 29, 2017 – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher applauded the California Department of Social Services for declaring that the state will provide legal services to deported military veterans from California, a huge victory for these often-overlooked veterans as they seek citizenship.. Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher made this issue one of her top priorities for […]

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Governor Signs Landmark Farmworker Overtime Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. September 12, 2016 – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to establish equitable overtime standards for farmworkers in line with other Californians was signed into law today by the Governor. “This is a truly historic day in California. Thanks to an incredible coalition of workers, lawmakers, labor, environmentalists and individually committed Californians, […]

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Farmworker Overtime Bill Heads to Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. August 29, 2016) – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to establish equitable overtime standards for farmworkers in line with other Californians was approved on a bipartisan 44-32 vote by the Assembly today. Assembly Bill 1066 continues the effort begun earlier in 2016 by Gonzalez via AB 2757 and will now be submitted to the […]