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  • Legislation creates official Native American Day in California

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Thursday establishing a new official state holiday, Native American Day, on the fourth Friday in September.
  • Legislature passes three of top four bills backed by organized labor

    Legislature passes three of top four bills backed by organized labor
    Organized labor is having a good year at the Capitol. The Democrat-dominated Legislature passed and sent to the governor three of four union-priority bills. And Gov. Jerry Brown has already indicated he'll sign at least one of them. That's AB 1562,...

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight
    Employers across California increasingly are cutting labor costs by using long-term temporary workers — and not employees — to pick crops, sew garments, clean hotel rooms, flip burgers and toil in a range of low-wage industries. This trend...

    Money to Assemblyman Hernandez's campaign probed

    SACRAMENTO -- The state’s ethics agency is investigating whether political funds that went to the 2010 campaign of Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) were laundered to disguise their true source, according to court documents filed this...

    Taxpayers pay high cost for low fast-food wages, lawmakers are told

    Taxpayers pay high cost for low fast-food wages, lawmakers are told
    SACRAMENTO — Low wages paid by the fast-food industry come with a high public cost for California taxpayers, academics and advocates for the working poor told state lawmakers. Workers at hamburger, pizza and other, mainly franchise, eateries are...