Lindsey Pacela

New COVID exposure law to protect workers via transparency

If a California workplace puts employees or customers in danger from exposure to COVID-19, that workplace must communicate to those employees and customers immediately that they have been exposed, under a new state law that went into effect last month. 

Proposed law would expand free lunch, eliminate red tape

A proposed state law would require all California K-12 schools to provide students with free lunches, no paperwork required. 

New state law protects students in debt

The law, Assembly Bill 376, was approved by the legislature in August 2020, and went into effect last month. It protects students who borrow for their education as follows: It sets time frames for student loan providers that must be followed; it maintains records; and it requires proper training for customer service personnel in how not to engage in unfair practices.

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