Random Length News: State Legislature Passes Two Bills by Senator Gonzalez

September 13, 2021
Keeping Workers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature Sept. 9, greenlighted SB 4 by Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) and AB 14 by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), both landmark digital equity bills that will help get families connected to high-speed internet throughout the state. The bills will complement the State’s broadband deployment efforts to ensure infrastructure projects are realized and prioritized for communities that need it most.
California Legislature Passes Landmark Digital Equity Bills
SACRAMENTO — The State Legislature Sept. 10, approved SB 606 – Workplace Safety Enforcement by Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) which would implement stronger enforcement measures for egregious and flagrant violations in order to keep workers safe, especially as California continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During this pandemic, workers in all industries have bravely contributed their time and labor to keep our economy going despite the unprecedented challenges we have faced and all of them deserve to have a safe working environment now and in the future. We must prioritize worker safety as we continue to reopen our economy and protect workers from large corporations who have a complete disregard for their wellbeing. We can achieve this by giving Cal/OSHA the resources it needs to hold employers accountable for health and safety workplace violations via SB 606,” Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) said.

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