Los Angeles Times business reporter covering the technology industry with a focus on accountability
Proponents believe AB5 protects workers by giving them benefits. But some freelancers say they can’t get enough work because companies are preferring to use workers in other states.
Mar. 31from Greater LA
The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision created a new test for what kind of work qualifies someone as an employee in the state.
Jul. 1, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.
Feb. 12, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
German authorities are investigating a series of death threats sent via email to politicians and other prominent figures.
Jul. 29from Studio Berlin
Professor Yolanda Pierce, Dean of the Howard University School of Divinity, talks with KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian about the history and the legacy of the Black church and its connection…
Jul. 25from Life Examined
The government has tapped some city employees to do coronavirus contact tracing. But other Angelenos are volunteering to do it.
Jul. 21from Greater LA
As of Monday, 615 people have died unhoused since the beginning of the year, and on average, three people die homeless in LA every day.
Jul. 28from Greater LA
Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the state of negotiations for the next coronavirus relief package and how pro sports are successfully and not so successfully…
Jul. 31from Left, Right & Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Health and the Alcoholic Beverage Commission are investigating an indoor party hosted at the Sassafras Saloon on July 31. KCRW was tipped off to…
Aug. 3from KCRW Features
In many ways social, economic, and medical the cards are stacked against some people getting a transplantation.
Jul. 26from Second Opinion
Some members of the Los Angeles Times Guild have formed a Latino Caucus and written an open letter to management that calls for better representation in the newsroom.
Jul. 23from KCRW Features
The Washington Nationals are playing the New York Yankees on Thursday night — in an empty stadium.Fox Sports is using computer animation to add “virtual fans” to the broadcast.
Jul. 24from Hollywood Breakdown