American workers are putting in more hours at their jobs than they did decades ago. Yet with a shrinking middle class and widening income gap between the rich and poor, many may be wondering why they are working more and sharing less in the prosperity of our economy. One reason is the rights of workers […]
Senator Bob Wieckowski is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and represents the 10th District, which includes parts of southern Alameda County and northeast Santa Clara County.
If an arbitrary fine from a sports commissioner cannot be written off on an owner’s taxes, then neither should punitive damages imposed on billion-dollar corporations in a court of law. The Legislature must be consistent and punish this reprehensible behavior. Tax breaks should promote actions that benefit society, not reward corporations for defrauding customers and oppressing employees.