As the number of H-2A guest workers mushrooms, California labor contractors and growers are packing farmworkers into motels and houses in working class neighborhoods.
Long a community with little clout, the state’s renters won a victory with national implications.
Former jail and prison inmates say they have been charged excessive amounts for the cost of probation, which they can never repay.
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If AB 5 becomes law it could open the floodgates to similar legislation in other states. Uber and other companies may then find themselves on the defensive.
Do businesses have unique obligations to the communities they serve, as well as to their employees?