Jesse Rojas sets the record straight on Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher's anti-worker record.
In interviews and on social media, Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher expresses great concern for farmworkers, but in typical Sacramento fashion, the legislator partnered with union bosses to oppose workers’ rights.
Pick Justice Action launches campaign against Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher and in support of farmworker rights
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Pick Justice Action, a 501(c)(4) social welfare non-profit organization with the mission of educating the public about the rights and interests of farm workers and general laborers, and to promote policies that protect these rights.
Last week, farmworkers’ rights group Pick Justice Action launched a six-figure public awareness campaign to highlight the anti-worker record of Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez. The assemblywoman has recently been elevated on the national stage as a champion of workers, but her past tells a different story.
“I have a plan for that!” has become Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) new trademark catchphrase to stand out in a crowded field of presidential hopefuls. To her credit, she has fired off numerous plans to cement her status as the field’s resident policy wonk. Whether those plans are prudent is a different story.
Legislation to expose the identity of donors to dark money political groups stalled earlier this year in the face of opposition from organized labor.
Pick Justice Action – a Valley-based farmworkers rights group at the forefront of recent labor battles against United Farm Workers – announced Tuesday that it is commencing ad campaigns focused on California legislators that it deems are “anti-farmworker.”
California’s pay-to-play political establishment showed itself again.
Many union organizers have objected to the United Farm Workers’ old-boy network that they say marginalizes women, indigenous people, and political progressives. They’ve kept their complaints quiet for fear of upsetting the political establishment in Sacramento. Those politicians, led by Senator Kevin de Leon and Governor Jerry Brown, have pretended not to notice the UFW’s backwardness.
In what promises to be a blow to its brand image, Costco has teamed up with a UFW front group to that will funnel money into the dying union and mislead customers into thinking that non-approved produce is “unsafe.