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CA SB 1446

Title: Grocery retail store and retail drug establishment employees: self-service checkout and consequential workplace technology.
Author: Lola Smallwood-Cuevas

Summary
SB 1446, as amended, Smallwood-Cuevas. Grocery retail store and retail drug establishment employees: self-service checkout and consequential workplace technology. Existing law imposes certain requirements on grocery employers, as defined, upon the purchase or change in control of a grocery establishment, including requiring a successor grocery employer to retain eligible grocery workers for a specified period after transfer of the grocery establishment.This bill would prohibit a grocery retail store or a retail drug establishment, as those terms are defined, from providing a self-service checkout option for customers unless specified conditions are satisfied, including having no more than 2 self-service checkout stations monitored by any one employee and requiring the employee to be relieved of all other duties. The bill would require a grocery retail store or retail drug establishment that offers self-service checkout to include self-service checkout in the employer’s illness and prevention program, as required by Division of Occupational Safety and Health regulations. The bill would require a grocery retail store or retail drug establishment that intends to implement consequential workplace technology, as defined, to notify workers, their collective bargaining representatives, and the public at least 60 days in advance of the implementation of the technology with a general description of the technology and the intended purpose of the technology, as specified. This bill would establish remedies and penalties for a violation of the bill’s provisions, including a civil penalty of $100 for each day in violation, not to exceed an aggregate penalty of $10,000.

Status
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

Bill Documents
CA SB 1446 - 08/05/24 - Amended Assembly
08/05/24 - CA SB 1446 (08/05/24 - Amended Assembly)


CA SB 1446 - 06/11/24 - Amended Assembly
06/11/24 - CA SB 1446 (06/11/24 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 1446 - 06/06/24 - Amended Assembly
06/06/24 - CA SB 1446 (06/06/24 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 1446 - 05/16/24 - Amended Senate
05/16/24 - CA SB 1446 (05/16/24 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 1446 - 04/09/24 - Amended Senate
04/09/24 - CA SB 1446 (04/09/24 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 1446 - 03/20/24 - Amended Senate
03/20/24 - CA SB 1446 (03/20/24 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 1446 - 02/16/24 - Introduced
02/16/24 - CA SB 1446 (02/16/24 - Introduced)

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  • Lola Smallwood-Cuevas - D
    Senator - State Senate - CA

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