• Newsom signs bill to regulate wages for fast food workers

    On Labor Day, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he’s signing a first-in-the-nation bill creating a council to regulate wages and working conditions in fast food restaurants. The new law will give labor advocates a long-elusive bargaining foothold in a low-wage industry that employs more than half a million non-unionized workers statewide. “California is...
  • County Board of Education signs resolution supporting High School Voter Education Weeks

    ​SAN JOSE, CA– On Wednesday, April 3, the Santa Clara County Board of Education passed a resolution to support High School Voter Education Weeks. It passed unanimously, with one board member absent. This semi-annual event is designed to promote civic education and foster an environment which encourages learning by...