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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.
Did a Los Angeles school board member leak confidential information to charter school lobbyists?
Battery recycling is considered one of the most potentially hazardous industries. Yet Vernon’s Exide workers were routinely being poisoned with nearly nonexistent intervention by Cal/OSHA.
California’s Department of Public Health and Cal/OSHA failed to protect workers from lead contamination at a battery recycling plant.
A proposed law could reboot California’s public investment system to provide a stable source of local funding for affordable housing.