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Assemblymember Ash Kalra Releases Statement on CalCare

SACRAMENTO – Today, the Assembly Committee on Appropriations held Assembly Bill (AB) 2200, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act, in its committee. Assemblymember Kalra releases the following statement:

 

Assemblymember Kalra’s PAGA Legislation Passes to the Senate

 

SACRAMENTO – Today, AB 2288 by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José), relating to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), passed the Assembly Floor on a 44-21 vote. AB 2288 builds upon PAGA’s success as a vital tool to enforce workers’ rights and will strengthen worker protection by allowing injunctive relief.

 

Assemblymember Kalra Announces PAGA Legislation to Strengthen Worker Protection

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José), introduced language in AB 2288 to amend the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). AB 2288 builds upon PAGA’s success as a vital tool to enforce workers’ rights and will strengthen worker protection by allowing injunctive relief.

 

Assemblymember Kalra, SAG-AFTRA Introduce New Bill on Generative AI in Performer Contracts

Previously AB 459, AB 2602 mandates informed consent and proper representation for any transfer of the right to digitally replicate one’s likeness and performance

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José), SAG-AFTRA, and California Labor Federation, announce re-introduction of last year’s AB 459. AB 2602 seeks to regulate the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in employment contracts in the entertainment industry.

 

Assemblymember Ash Kalra, California Nurses Association Introduce CalCare Legislation

Improving upon AB 1400 from last session, AB 2200 would guarantee comprehensive, high-quality health care for all Californians as a human right

SACRAMENTO – Today, California Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José), with the crucial support of California Nurses Association (CNA), introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 2200, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act.