(Español) “Los legisladores estatales dicen que sus oficinas se han visto inundadas de llamadas desesperadas de electores que no entienden por qué el EDD les ha cortado los beneficios por desempleo”.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 9134 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: San Joaquin Valley Mayors. In this final edition of the year, mayors from the San Joaquin Valley are invited to review 2020 and peek into the new year to discuss pressing issues in the region, including the explosive rise of Covid-19 cases, unemployment, water […]
(Español) “A la fecha, ninguna otra ciudad ni condado cuentan con algún requerimiento para que los supermercados proporcionen a sus empleados una compensación por trabajar en condiciones peligrosas durante la pandemia”, dice la UFCW 770.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
(Español) La fecha de hoy marcó también “los seis meses desde que comenzaron a implementarse los primeros estímulos federales”, y el medio año desde que los trabajadores de la economía informal y sus familias indocumentadas han sido excluidos de los beneficios del paquete de alivio por COVID-19.