SB 878 offers workers predictable hours ahead of time while providing employer flexibility; addresses growing national problem of constantly changing schedules

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today at the Capitol, hourly workers, labor leaders and legislators called for the passage of SB 878 (Leyva), a bill that will guarantee reliable scheduling practices for millions of workers in California.

Authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), SB 878 is a response to the rise of unreliable scheduling that can leave employees unable to plan childcare, attend college or take the second job that so many workers need in order to make ends meet. The Reliable Scheduling Act will:

SB 878 (Leyva) will restore balance for hourly workers whose lives, paychecks are disrupted by constantly changing work schedules

Monday, May 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, May 18th at 11am, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) will join hourly workers, labor leaders and legislators to advocate for a bill that will restore balance for millions of California workers affected by the rising prevalence of fast-changing work schedules.

Friday, May 13, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revision of the 2016-2017 state budget:

“As the State Senator representing the 20th State Senate District, I remain committed to making sure that constituents in my district and across California have access to opportunity so that they may improve their quality of life.  To that end, I thank Governor Brown for today’s forward-looking revised budget proposal that takes into account many of the real life challenges faced by Californians every day.”

SB 1106 Gives Citation Authority to Mobilehome Park Enforcement Agencies

Thursday, May 12, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the California State Senate unanimously passed an important bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will allow the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and local enforcement agencies to issue citations to mobilehome park owners and residents, when appropriate.