Welcome to Standing Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement

Due to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the need for social distancing, the office of the Senate Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement is closed to the public.

We will be answering phones Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays.  We will also be processing authors amendments at this time. Please contact the committee secretary for more information on amendment process. 

If you need to reach the Committee, please call (916) 651-1556 or email one of the consultants below:

Gideon.Baum@sen.ca.gov

Alma.Perez@sen.ca.gov

Glenn.Miles@sen.ca.gov

Jake.Ferrera@sen.ca.gov

Senior Committee Assistant: Martha.Gutierrez@sen.ca.gov

 

POSITION LETTERS ON LEGISLATION CAN STILL BE SENT AND RECEIVED THROUGH THE INTERNET PORTAL.

 

If you have questions on any of the following topics, please reference the links below:

General Labor Law Information:

https://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/

 

Unemployment Insurance/Disability Insurance/Paid Family Leave:

https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019-espanol.htm (En Espanol)

 

Paid Sick Days and Unpaid Wage Claims:

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Spanish/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm (En Espanol)

 

Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA):

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/coronavirus/Health-Care-General-Industry.html

 


 

Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2040.  However, always check the Senate Daily File for any changes.

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the directions below:

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

Submit Position Letter

Support and Opposition Letters for Upcoming Hearings

  • Support and Opposition letters are due by 5 pm, 6 calendar days (Thursday) prior to hearing

    • We cannot guarantee inclusion in the analyses otherwise

    • Please submit position letters via the above Position Letter Portal. If you are submitting a coalition letter, every member of the coalition must be listed in the letter

    • Or you may email letters to Martha.Gutierrez@sen.ca.gov, committee assistant

 

Members:

Senator Jerry Hill (Chair)
Senator Mike Morrell (Vice Chair)
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
Senator Holly J. Mitchell
Senator Richard Pan

Committee Address

Staff