Assembly Bill 1466 was approved by the California legislature and now awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature. If the governor signs it this month, it would mean a roughly 88% pay raise for adjunct faculty, who are currently woefully under paid here, with private universities across the state.
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The Trump administration announced on Sept. 18 that it will revoke California’s waiver that allowed the state to set its own standards for car emissions.
Uber and Lyft drivers will be classified as employees instead of independent contractors in California starting January 1, a change that could dramatically effect the business models and pay structures for the companies and workers.
The California Senate took a step in the right direction when it voted to pass Senate Bill 206 Sept. 9.
Secret settlements and non-disclosure agreements are officially prohibited in sexual harassment cases after the passing of a new law this year.
A bill that aims to curtail colleges’ and universities’ preferential treatment of legacy admissions has been proposed by Assembly member Phil Ting, D–San Fransisco, in response to the recent admissions scandal.
A proposed federal law could expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and provide more areas for hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts.
In light of the rising rates of measles, State Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, a pediatrician, introduced legislation that aims to curb the sale of false medical exemptions for vaccinations.
The California Senate is considering a bill that would require health centers at public universities to provide RU-486, the abortion pill.
Seven months ago, 94 corporations had no women on their boards. As of March 25, 32 of these corporations, or 34 percent of them, have added at least one woman, in compliance with a new state law.