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Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state’s gig worker law

Business Insider article here

The Technology 202: Privacy advocates battle each other over whether California’s Proposition 24 better protects consumers

Washington Post article here

Florida man uses coronavirus aid money to buy a $318,000 Lamborghini

MarketWatch article

Car insurers gave everyone a pandemic discount. Now some are raising rates

Read the story on LA Times or download it here

The Supreme Court Broadens Robocall Ban in New Ruling

Consumer World article

Business wants COVID-19 immunity from the law

Corporate lobbyists are pushing to evade consumer, labor and pollution protections California’s biggest corporate lobbying organization has called on the governor and the legislature to grant business sweeping immunity from consumer, labor and environmental protections. In a May 26, 2020 letter, the California Chamber of Commerce used … Read More ›

California should reframe business-oversight agency to protect consumers

San Francisco Chronicle Editorial

Nearly 4 million people have received federal Economic Stimulus Payments on prepaid cards. Many have thrown them out because they look like a scam.

Info on how to use the card and AVOID SERVICE FEES at https://www.nclc.org/images/Issue-Brief-Money-Network-EIP-Cards.pdf

Editorial: California should reframe business-oversight agency to protect consumers

Full article in SF Chronicle

Nurses are protesting working conditions under coronavirus — and say hospitals aren’t protecting them

“We know that the CDC policy is built on shortage. It’s not built on proven evidence,” one expert said. Full article click here

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