In a major victory for California labor unions, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed legislation that will hold businesses liable when subcontractors violate wage, workplace safety or workers’ compensation rules.
It's getting harder and harder to eat healthy in America. While some can't afford fruits and vegetable, the diets of others could be negatively effected by trade deals like the TPP that would allow unsafe meats and seafood to reach our tables.
The California legislature has passed a bill that would hold companies legally responsible if the temp agencies and subcontractors they hire cheat workers out of their wages or put them in harm's way.
SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly has approved a bill that will hold companies accountable for serious violations of the rights of workers on their premises that are committed by their own labor suppliers.
A bill which used Salinas-based Taylor Farms as a "poster child" passed the state Senate on Wednesday. Dubbed the "Temp Worker Protection Bill," AB 1897 makes companies who use temporary workers share legal responsibility with temp agencies for those employees.