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Call your Senator to support workers’ rights

Tech corporations like Lyft and Uber are misclassifying gig workers and cheating them out of a living wage and essential protections. Assembly Bill 5 (Gonzalez) would fix that by enshrining the historic California Supreme Court Dynamex ruling into law so that corporations have to pass a simple ABC test to determine their workers are independent contractors or … Continued

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Tell your state senator: YES on AB 5

Last April, the California Supreme Court delivered one of the most pro-worker decisions in decades. The ruling on Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles ensures that companies aren’t misclassifying workers and cheating them out of basic protections like a minimum wage, unemployment insurance, and workers’ compensation. AB 5 is a bill that would … Continued

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Don’t Let Big Plastic Trash our Oceans

Plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on our marine ecosystems and plastic manufacturers want to dramatically increase U.S. plastic production over the next decade. We and our partners are demanding the EPA do its job and stop the industry from trashing our oceans and polluting frontline communities as it moves to dramatically expand U.S. plastic production. … Continued

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Tell your state legislator to support to California Act to Save Lives

43 Californians have been killed so far this year because police officers are legally allowed to use deadly force whenever they deem it “reasonable.”  AB 392, the California Act to Save Lives, would amend the use of force standard so that police officers can only shoot when absolutely necessary and when there are no other alternatives to … Continued

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Call your legislator to keep families home

Currently, over half of California’s renters have to pay over 1/3 of their income on rent, which is unsustainable for the health and well-being of families, our business climate and the economy, and for our environment. We can’t afford to wait longer for change. The Keep Families Home bill package — which includes AB 1481 (Bonta) and AB 1482 (Chiu) — … Continued

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Pledge to defend LA’s kids from corporate lobbyists and vote for Measure EE

Measure EE is a progressive parcel tax that primarily asks corporations to fund lower class sizes, and attract and retain quality teachers, counselors, school nurses, librarians, support staff, and principals in LA schools. Some corporate lobbyists and mega-landlords are opposed to Measure EE because they’re more concerned with profits than LA’s children. That’s why we need your help to get Measure EE … Continued

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Stop corporate lobbyists from underfunding our schools

Earlier this year, the teachers of the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to get a better deal for their students. The district, its workers, and other stakeholders came together and acknowledged that the decades-long funding crisis in our public schools must be addressed. That’s why on the June 4 ballot, Measure EE will … Continued

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Call your legislator to protect Californians’ health

Undocumented Californians are considered ineligible for insurance just because of their immigration status, which makes them the largest group of uninsured people in the state. AB 4 can ensure all Californians get the care they need — but we need your help to make sure it passes. Can you call and let know your legislator know that constituents … Continued