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.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 PROGRAM #9007 11:00 AM PT “Housing for the Harvest.” The counties of Fresno and San Joaquin are the first to participate in “Housing for the Harvest,” a new program announced to provide temporary hotel housing for farm and food-processing workers to self-isolate if they are Covid-19 positive and do not require hospitalization. […]
(Español) “Es la historia de dos ciudades, una en declive y otra en ascenso… El avance de la energía renovable es imparable”.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 PROGRAM # 9001 12:00 PM PT Clean Energy Jobs Hit Hard by Pandemic. Latinos are among the hardest hit by the loss of jobs and they are at risk of losing more jobs in the second wave of firings due to the coronavirus crisis. One industry where Latinos had made inroads and […]