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California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 12, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a multi-state comment letter opposing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposal to reverse its decision in BFI Newby Island Recyclery (2015), and dramatically narrow the definition of “joint employer.”  The NLRB’s proposal would diminish the ability of millions of workers … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

California News: Attorney General Becerra Leads Coalition Opposing Trump Administration’s Proposal Regarding Immigrant Children Detained by Federal Government

Coalition condemns proposed rule to circumvent Flores Agreement, which provides important protections for migrant children in detention SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general, today submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expressing … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Becerra Leads Coalition Opposing Trump Administration’s Proposal Regarding Immigrant Children Detained by Federal Government

California News: AG Xavier Becerra Seeks to Join Suit Challenging EPA’s Harmful Rule Weakening Air Toxic Requirements

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a motion to intervene in Downwinders at Risk, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a case challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule weakening air toxic compliance requirements for cement plants.  Cement plants and kilns, used to grind and heat raw materials … Continue reading California News: AG Xavier Becerra Seeks to Join Suit Challenging EPA’s Harmful Rule Weakening Air Toxic Requirements

California News: AG Becerra, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz Announce 45 Arrests, Dismantling the Largest Criminal Street Gang in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz yesterday announced Operation Eastbound and Down, an effort to dismantle the largest criminal street gang in Riverside County.  The Operation included the arrest of 45 individuals and the seizure of 63 firearms, including 13 assault weapons. The six-month investigation began following … Continue reading California News: AG Becerra, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz Announce 45 Arrests, Dismantling the Largest Criminal Street Gang in Riverside County

California News: AG Xavier Becerra Announces 52 Arrests Across 40 Counties as Part of Statewide Campaign to Combat Illegal Cannabis Grows

AG Announces Results of Multi-Agency 12-week Statewide Operation SAN DIEGO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra yesterday announced the arrest of 52 individuals as part of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) Program, which is the largest illegal marijuana eradication program in the nation.  This year, CAMP eradicated 614,267 plants in over 254 illegal … Continue reading California News: AG Xavier Becerra Announces 52 Arrests Across 40 Counties as Part of Statewide Campaign to Combat Illegal Cannabis Grows

California News: Attorney General Becerra Issues Guidance Clarifying Rights of Californians, Responsibilities of Public Entities

California Department of Justice Provides Model Policies for California Colleges, Universities, Libraries, Healthcare Facilities, Courthouses, Shelters, and Labor Agencies SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued guidance and model policies to ensure that facilities across the state remain accessible to all residents.  The guidance advises the proper role of staff at public … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Becerra Issues Guidance Clarifying Rights of Californians, Responsibilities of Public Entities

California News: In Wake of Janus Ruling by U.S. Supreme Court, Attorney General Becerra Issues Guidance on Public Sector Workers’ Rights

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued guidance reaffirming California public employees’ rights following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. Council 31.  The court decision overturned past court rulings that permitted unions to collect “agency fees” from bargaining-unit members who do not choose to join the union. “While I adamantly … Continue reading California News: In Wake of Janus Ruling by U.S. Supreme Court, Attorney General Becerra Issues Guidance on Public Sector Workers’ Rights

California News: AG Becerra Files FOIA Request Seeking Answers About Trump-Pence Title X Rule that Restricts Access to Women’s Reproductive Healthcare

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking answers about the Trump-Pence Administration’s Title X proposal that restricts access to reproductive healthcare.  The Title X program provides critical preventive and life-saving care, including birth control, to four million patients nationally, including one million patients in … Continue reading California News: AG Becerra Files FOIA Request Seeking Answers About Trump-Pence Title X Rule that Restricts Access to Women’s Reproductive Healthcare