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AB 569 - Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion - California Key Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (54-20) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits employers from discriminating against an individual for getting an abortion or using birth control.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against an employee or family member for their reproductive health decisions, including, but not limited to the use of any drug, device, or medical service (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that any employer who takes adverse action against an employee will be held liable to the aggrieved employee for recovery penalty payments, including, but not limited to (Sec. 2):

    • Reinstatement;

    • Reimbursement of lost wages plus interest; or

    • Other compensation or equitable relief appropriate to the circumstances.

  • Specifies that any contract or agreement, expressed or implied, made by an employee to waive the benefits of this act will be null and void (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits employers from discriminating against an individual for getting an abortion or using birth control.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against an employee or family member for their reproductive health decisions, including, but not limited to the use of any drug, device, or medical service (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that any employer who takes adverse action against an employee will be held liable to the aggrieved employee for recovery penalty payments, including, but not limited to (Sec. 2):

    • Reinstatement;

    • Reimbursement of lost wages plus interest; or

    • Other compensation or equitable relief appropriate to the circumstances.

  • Specifies that any contract or agreement, expressed or implied, made by an employee to waive the benefits of this act will be null and void (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-17) -

Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Firing Employees for Obtaining Abortion

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