Source: Pune.Media

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed Senate Bill 725 (Smallwood-Cuevas), the Grocery Worker Safety Net.

SB 725 was part of United Food and Commercial Workers’ (UFCW) legislative package to mitigate the effects of mergers and acquisitions on the retail and grocery industries. It would have required a grocery establishment that conducts layoffs as a result of a merger or acquisition to provide workers with a one-week displaced-grocery-worker allowance for every year of service.

Newsom said that he vetoed the bill because other laws already protect these workers.

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