Chiu, Becerra Provide Guidelines for Immigrant Worker Protection Act
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Attorney General Xavier Becerra have issued guidance on the employer requirements of Assembly Bill 450, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, which took effect on January 1. "Immigrant workers should not have to go to work every day in fear of being deported," said Assemblymember Chiu. “The Immigrant Worker Protection Act was meant to not only give protections to California workers but also to ensure employers know what to do if immigration officials target their businesses with indiscriminate raids.”
SACRAMENTO - Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), and Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today announced new proposals to protect California tenants from evictions and extend the timelines for tenants who do face evictions.
SACRAMENTO--Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) today joined Attorney General Xavier Becerra to issue guidance on the employer requirements of Assembly Bill 450, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, which took effect on January 1. The Attorney General and California Labor Commissioner Julie Su also issued a Frequently Asked Questions document with additional details.
SACRAMENTO--Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) today announced a legislative package aimed at alleviating California’s deepening homelessness crisis. The package includes a budget request of $1 billion in one-time funding to build affordable housing and support programs designed to help California’s chronically homeless individuals. Today’s plan also includes two bills, one to streamline approvals for permanent supportive housing and a measure to centralize across state agencies data related to homelessness.
Becerra said the state Department of Justice and the state Labor Commissioner’s Office plan to issue formal guidance to all California employers, public and private, notifying them of their responsibilities under a new state law called the “Immigrant Worker Protection Act,” authored by Assemblymember David Chiu, and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year that took effect Jan. 1. It seeks to prevent all workers, regardless of immigration status, from being detained at workplaces.
When I reflect on Mayor Lee, I fervently hope that the qualities he nurtured in our civic life will continue. Our collective commitment to political civility would be an appropriate way to honor his legacy.
We not only have a housing crisis in California, we have a tenant crisis. While tenants across our state are suffering, it is our duty to act. That is why I became a coauthor of AB 1506, to give local jurisdictions the flexibility to provide some relief to tenants in their own communities.
Sacramento, CA—Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) today issued the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed FY 2018-2019 budget.
“With Governor Brown presenting his final January budget proposal today, it is a good time to reflect on the incredible fiscal turnaround in our state under his leadership. Seemingly insurmountable deficits and debt have been replaced by a real rainy day fund and billions of additional dollars of investments in our schools, our environment, disaster aid, and transportation, among many crucial efforts.
SACRAMENTO — Countering the Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters, Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) with Assemblymembers Todd Gloria (D- San Diego), David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) will introduce an Assembly Joint Resolution condemning that action.