The University of La Verne plans to be fully operational by the fall 2020 semester through the implementation of various measures officials hope will provide safety and financial stability moving forward, President Devorah Lieberman announced via email last week.
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The United States currently holds the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world and that number is growing by the day, making it dire that we all treat this pandemic with serious precautionary measures before it is too late.
The U.S Congress may find itself transitioning to a system of remote voting soon due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has already already penetrated the capital walls with several members of Congress testing positive.
The University’s roughly 700 adjunct faculty – who teach more than 60 percent of the classes here – will need to fill out time cards starting in January.
Starting in 2023, middle- and high school students in California will start their school days later thanks to a law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom last month.
California is experiencing one of its worst wildfire seasons this year. With over 6,000 fires igniting so far that have burned almost 200,000 acres, many people are displaced and without a home. If nothing is done to slow down climate change, we may be on track for worse to come.
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.
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.
On March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will halt the execution of California’s 737 inmates currently on death row. Newsom calls the death penalty system a human error and discriminatory toward defendants who are mentally ill, black and brown, or who cannot afford legal representation.