KCRW Investigates is an ongoing series focusing on some of the most vulnerable workers and the industries that employ them.
RoundUp is the most popular weed killer in the world, and lately the most controversial. Millions of gallons of it are sprayed on playgrounds, farms and backyards all over California.
Apr. 24, 2017
Immigrant communities across California have been rattled by news of increased raids and detainments by the Trump administration.
Apr. 18, 2017
Get hurt at work? File for workers comp. That's the fund that takes care of you if you have a job-related injury.
Mar. 7, 2017
More and more workers are employed in the so-called "gig economy" - as temp workers, part timers or independent contractors.
Feb. 2, 2017
The nature of work is changing with serious long lasting consequences for both employers and workers.
Nov. 30, 2016
Imagine losing a limb, going blind or almost dying on the job. And then imagine not being able to hold those responsible accountable.
Oct. 4, 2016
Seafarers move millions of people and billions of goods around the world every year.
At only nine years old, "Diana" struggled under the weight of heavy food trays at a local pupusería in Pacoima.
Aug. 5, 2016
"Under the Constitution, the government has the power that’s necessary to stop the spread of communicable disease,” says Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s law school.
from Greater LA
Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.
Greg Amsler says his restaurant must undergo its second round of layoffs, which means 10-15% of employees will be left, and those who previously lost their jobs used most of their…
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles County is spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to combat homelessness. Yet the problem is getting worse. Why?
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As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.
Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.
COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.
In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.
When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.
Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?
from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…
from Left, Right & Center