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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 16

City College of SF ballot measure shows financial woes not gone yet State proposes more water for fish, less for farms, cities If pot is legalized, where would all that tax revenue go? How will the expanded farmworker overtime law affect

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Gov. Brown signs controversial farmworker overtime bill

By 2022, California’s agriculture workers will have the same overtime pay structure as most other employees in the state after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure into law on Monday. The bill’s sponsor, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, took to Twitter to

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Farmworker overtime passes easy test in Senate, faces challenge in Assembly

As expected, a bill expanding overtime pay for farmworkers passed the Senate on Monday along party lines. It moves to the Assembly next, where it died earlier this year. While farmworkers do get overtime, there is a much higher threshold than

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Farmworker overtime bill to get second chance soon

After a staged, 24-hour hunger strike, proponents of a bill to increase overtime pay for farmworkers announced on Wednesday the once-dead measure will be on the Senate floor next week.  The hunger strike was designed link the legislators’ sacrifice of

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