California labor groups work to fend off gubernatorial recall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing a recall following his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state has seen a recall before, and the labor community is once again speaking out.

The California Labor Federation is leading the charge in the statewide effort to help Newsom retain his position. California Labor Federation Communications Director Steve Smith discussed the recall on the AWF Union Podcast. He also discussed how workplace protections are changing in California, including protections for gig workers. Continue reading