economy

  • California sets June 15 goal for full reopening

    As the pace of vaccination picks up, California state officials this week announced the date they plan to fully reopen the state’s economy: June 15. Reopening by then will largely depend on two criteria: Vaccine supply must be sufficient for anyone 16 and older who wants a shot and hospitalization rates...
  • California establece la meta del 15 de junio para la reapertura completa

    A medida que se acelera el ritmo de la vacunación, los funcionarios del estado de California anunciaron esta semana la fecha en la que planean reabrir por completo la economía del estado: el 15 de junio. La reapertura para entonces dependerá en gran medida de dos criterios: el suministro...
  • Pandemic Spurs Efforts to Promote “Food Justice” in California

    LOS ANGELES — The fight against “food apartheid” in California got a boost this week as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to create a Food Justice Roundtable to explore ways to reduce hunger and make healthy food more accessible. One program doing just that is called Market...
  • Esenciales pero desechables: así batallan contra la COVID-19 los trabajadores del campo en California

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Además de estar peligrosamente expuestos al contagio de la COVID-19, los trabajadores agrícolas en California han experimentado como pocos los reveses de esta pandemia:  pérdida de ingresos y de empleo, costos repentinos de cuidado infantil debido al cierre de escuelas, problemas con el aprendizaje...
  • Essential but disposable: how California farmworkers battle COVID-19

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services In addition to high-risk exposure to COVID-19, farmworkers in California have borne the brunt of setbacks caused by the pandemic: loss of income and employment, sudden childcare costs due to school closings, problems with distance learning due to poor or zero Internet access, food...
  • A medida que COVID-19 arruina la economía, la enseñanza podría impulsar el empleo

    PORTLAND, Ore. — La ensenanza podria desempenar un papel clave a la hora de colocar a las personas en trabajos bien remunerados, especialmente ahora con un alto desempleo por la pandemia. Un analisis de la Institucion de Brookings dice que Estados Unidos deberia expandir sus ofertas de adiestramiento a medida...
  • As COVID-19 Wracks Economy, Apprenticeships Could Provide Jobs Boost

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Apprenticeships could play a key role in placing people in good-paying jobs, especially with high unemployment from the pandemic. An analysis from the Brookings Institution urged the U.S. to expand its apprenticeship offerings as the country recovers from COVID-19. Lou Long, apprenticeship committee administrator for Northwest Apprenticeship Services based in...
  • Ignored no more

    At this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is putting the public health system and the United States economy in check, no one doubts the significant contributions that the community of essential Latino workers has made throughout this tragic year. In hospitals, farm fields, meatpacking companies, the hospitality industry,...
  • Ignorados no más

    A estas alturas de la pandemia del COVID-19, que está poniendo en jaque al sistema de salud pública y a la economía de los Estados Unidos, nadie pone en duda las contribuciones significativas que la comunidad de trabajadores esenciales de origen latino ha hecho a lo largo de este...

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