NEW!! July FCLCA Update
FCLCA Update - June 7, 2022
SB 1162 passes Senate! It requires companies that have 100 or more employees hired through staffing agencies to report pay information for those workers broken down by gender, race, ethnicity and job category. The bill would also require employers to include salary ranges on job postings.
Actions of the Week:
Send a message in support of low income workers - raise the wage replacement rate for paid family leave and state disability insurance.
Read more about why this is important.
Please speak up at Public Hearings on the use of military equipment in local communities - AB 481 is a new law that requires California law enforcement agencies to provide public information by May 2022 about a range of militarized gear used in policing and to obtain approval from local boards of supervisors and city councils for their policies regarding use of this military equipment. See the Advocacy Toolkit here.
Reactions from FCLCA's coalition partners:
CalEITC Coalition Statement on Final 2022-23 FY Budget
Health Access Statement on Health Care in Budget
$2 Billion for School Meals for All!
California Work and Family Coalition releases statement on revised budget
Want to learn more about the state budget process? From the indispensable California Budget and Policy Center, read Dollars and Democracy: A Guide to the California State Budget Process
Updates on the 2022 Legislative Year:
July FCLCA Update
June FCLCA Update
FCLCA Supports: Read about the Work and Family Coalition's priority bills for 2022.
FCLCA supports felony murder sentencing reform, SB 300. Update: SB 300 is a two-year bill and will be taken up in 2022.