Assembly Labor Chair Ash Kalra Responds to Court of Appeals’ Unanimous Ruling Against Lyft and Uber

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment, released the following statement today in response to the Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold a lower court’s ruling which found that the continued misclassification of Uber and Lyft drivers would cause them irreparable harm and directed the companies to immediately classify them as emp

Assemblymember Ash Kalra’s Racial Justice Act Passes Senate

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2542 (AB 2542), also known as the California Racial Justice Act, which will assert civil rights in the California court system and address racial discrimination that leads to unfair convictions and sentencing, has passed out of the Senate on a 26-10 vote. The bill’s author, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), released the following statement: