PJM: Former California union lobbyist and organizer Lorena Gonzalez barely lost her stride when she transitioned from her spot at the AFL-CIO into her role as California state assemblywoman in 2013. Since then, Gonzalez has done everything she can to turn working Californians into unionistas. To her, every subset of people is a potential bargaining unit. And to that end, she authored the disastrous Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) to destroy freelance work and eviscerate the so-called gig economy.
Everyone, Democrats included, scorn this law that would deprive them of the flexibility of working when they want, for whom they want – themselves. And they’re as mad as hornets that someone would presume to tell them how to schedule their time. read more