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As you’ve heard, our PPE Stockpile (SB 275) and Workers’ Comp (SB 1159) bills hit Governor Newsom’s desk . (If you haven’t called him yet to urge him to sign them into law, click here and do it today!) Did you …

GOVERNOR SIGNS OUR PPE STOCKPILE BILL!

…And you’ll want to read all the way down: »»» We also won our workman’s comp bill. »»» Cal/OSHA just slapped a big fine on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. 121RN Vice President Sydnie Boylan, RN, and Northridge RN Kim Bingaman were …

PRESS RELEASE: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LEGISLATION SHOWS CALIFORNIA VALUES ESSENTIAL WORKERS

PRESS RELEASE SEIU California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2020   Contact: Mike Roth, 916.813.1554 Maria Elena Jauregui, 818.355.5291 (Spanish-language)   WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LEGISLATION SHOWS CALIFORNIA VALUES ESSENTIAL WORKERS Sacramento, CA—Today, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California applauded Governor …

PRESS RELEASE: COMPREHENSIVE PANDEMIC PPE LEGISLATION WILL SAVE LIVES AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE CRISES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2020   Contact: Mike Roth, 916.813.1554 Maria Elena Jauregui, 818.355.5291 (Spanish-language)   COMPREHENSIVE PANDEMIC PPE LEGISLATION WILL SAVE LIVES AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE CRISES Sacramento, CA—Today, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California applauded the …

Call the Governor NOW to urge him to sign our PPE bill!

Call Governor Newsom today and urge him to sign SB 275. Read more below, and call him today: (916) 445-2841 during regular business hours  And urge him in your social media accounts, too! Take a selfie with a sign: “I …

PPE bill moves to Assembly floor for full vote

SEIU California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2020     COMPREHENSIVE PANDEMIC PPE LEGISLATION WILL SAVE LIVES AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE CRISES    Sacramento, CA—Today, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California applauded the Assembly Appropriations Committee for moving SB …

PPE bill introduced: SB 275—The Healthcare and Essential Workers Protection Act

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the nation’s and the state’s unpreparedness. One specific example—the lack of an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE)—is addressed in this new bill introduced by State Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Pomona), author of last year’s …