Economy

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Extra Edition: Safeguarding Farmworkers.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 PROGRAM #9053 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Safeguarding Farmworkers. In this roundtable program, California healthcare officials and experts talk about efforts to reach out to farmworkers and other essential workers that are at high risk of contracting coronavirus. They talk about Housing for the Harvest and other support programs, share advice on […]

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Reimagining the New Economy.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 PROGRAM #9052 12:00 PM PT Reimagining the New Economy. Millions of families have lost most of their income due to the pandemic and are not getting any more emergency federal aid and things look harder ahead. Analysts suggest that this time of one of the worst economic crisis in decades should be […]

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Trabajadores latinos de la construcción en California. Foto: https://calmatters.org.

(Español) Paquete de estímulo pandémico tendrá que esperar hasta pasadas las elecciones: McConnell

(Español) No está claro si Pelosi y Mnuchin llegarán a un acuerdo a tiempo para que ambas cámaras aprueben la legislación antes del 3 de noviembre. Pero Pelosi dijo a Bloomberg TV que el texto legislativo debería estar terminado para fines de esta semana.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20 PROGRAM #9050 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Immigrant small business owners are having big losses during the Covid-19 crisis and many may be discouraged from applying for government assistance. In response, some cities and states are leading efforts to provide economic relief for families excluded from the CARES Act and launch support […]

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Extra Edition: The Unemployed.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19 PROGRAM #9047 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: The Unemployed. The unemployment crisis is hitting Black and Latino workers the hardest and expanded unemployment insurance has mostly expired. A legal expert answers questions about unemployment insurance benefits available for workers and the self-employed, gig economy workers and independent contractors. She also provided advice […]

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Repartidores de comida gratis para os pobres y desempleados por la pandemia de covid-19 en la ciudad de Nueva York. Foto: https://www.foodbanknyc.org.

(Español) Paquete de estímulo económico por coronavirus navega en la incertidumbre

(Español) “Aunque más personas están regresando al trabajo, 25 millones de estadunidenses todavía dependen de los beneficios por desempleo”. Además, “se estima que desde mayo a la fecha, 8 millones de personas han caído en la pobreza”, según investigadores de la Universidad de Columbia.

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Extra Edition: Proposition 22.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 PROGRAM #9043 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Proposition 22. Gig companies are fighting back against a law in California that classifies drivers for app-based transportation and delivery companies as employees who are entitled to minimum wage, overtime pay, and other worker benefits. If Proposition 22 passes, ride-hail and delivery drivers would continue […]

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Extra Edition: Covid Protections. Also, Census Count Ending.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9041 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Covid Protections. The Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted for faster and stronger rules to protect workers in all industries from COVID-19 in the workplace, as workplaces such as meat processing, grocery stores, and fast food have become ground zero in the fight against COVID-19. A legal […]

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Extra Edition: Small Business Plight.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 PROGRAM #9039 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Small Business Plight. A survey shows that small business owners feel that the fact that Congress and the White House are ignoring a Covid relief package shows that there is a disconnect between Washington and Main Street USA. Small shop owners talk about their plight […]

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California’s Rent Control Initiative.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 PROGRAM #9035 11:00 AM PT California’s Rent Control Initiative. California is voting again on rent control. Proposition 21 would expand the housing units that could be covered by rent control to almost all, as long as they are more than 15 years old. Fears to a wave of evictions due to the […]

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