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California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

As a single mother and an essential worker, Maryam Dakhteh knows how vital affordable child care is during these uncertain times. “I am mom and I am worker too [...] Read full article: Aid Offered to Help With Child Care Duri...→

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Some GOPers had been uneasy about using state funds to raise rates for the Child Care Assistance Program amid fraud concerns. The deal will use federal cash to [...] Read full article: Child care program for low-income famili...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The director of a child care center in Pompano Beach took to the streets alongside dozens of children to protest... Read full article: Pompano Beach child care center director...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

The move follows feedback received from providers raising concerns about the feasibility of the reopening guidance. Read full article: State eases COVID-19 regulations for reo...→

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County has made novel coronavirus antibody testing available for county health care workers as of Friday. Read full article: Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody T...→

COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetable Packing Workers in California - Times of San Diego

Plants that package foods such as apples and carrots resemble the elbow-to-elbow conditions that contributed to outbreaks at U.S. meat packing plants. Read full article: COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetab...→

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Amid new standards from the city of Chicago, a lawsuit has been filed after numerous programs were left out of funding dollars, despite promises from Mayor Lor [...] Read full article: Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Cent...→

California budget cuts could end adult day care

California budget cuts could end adult day care

Centers for frail and disabled adults help thousands of Orange County families. Read full article: California budget cuts could end adult d...→

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

A March 2020 survey found that 55 percent of Minnesota child-care programs can’t survive more than a two-week shutdown without public support.   Read full article: How Minnesota can prevent a child-care s...→

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

Hospital workers across the suburbs showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement with an intiative of their own: "White Coats for Black Lives." Read full article: 'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban ...→

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

A rare but serious syndrome linked to coronavirus is striking California children, with cases rising across the country. Read full article: COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndr...→

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

There are more than 7,000 young people ages 18 to 21 in California’s foster care system. Now, many who recently aged out of foster care are struggling under th [...] Read full article: California considers extending foster ca...→

NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to Mars with a tribute to health care workers | WTOP

NASA is launching the Perseverance rover to Mars in late July, and this rover will carry a tribute to health care workers from around the world who are battlin [...] Read full article: NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to...→

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said. Read full article: Child care providers anticipate higher r...→

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

'COVID-19 took the mask off this truth: The only essential workers this country cares about are cops.' Read full article: Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

As more Minnesotans go back to work, more families will need child care. The YMCA is one of many options, offering various programs to fit early education and [...] Read full article: YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Hea...→

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Cheryl Wellman was able to bring back most of her furloughed workers last month with the help of a special government loan.Now she's laying them off again. Read full article: Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers i...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→

Birthplace of Country Music free to health care workers | WTOP

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia, is reopening its doors and offering free passes to health care workers. Read full article: Birthplace of Country Music free to heal...→

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Operators of child care facilities complain that rules governing capacity and staffing during the COVID-19 outbreak are preventing them from reopening, but the [...] Read full article: Child care providers urge less restricti...→

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

When New York City shut down in March amid the coronavirus outbreak, parents who were essential workers were faced with a dilemma. Then, the city opened the Ch [...] Read full article: Inside NYC’s special child care centers ...→

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize "White Coats For Black Lives" Protests

“We want to come out to show support for the same community that showed support for us not too long ago as we were on the front lines of the COVID crisis." Read full article: As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care ...→

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

MIAMI (WSVN) - A local South Florida organization lent a helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic. Staff from The Children’s Trust donated over 300,000 items [...] Read full article: The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 it...→

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

Photos show the UCSF health care workers carrying signs with phrases like "Silence is Violence," "Racism is a Pandemic Too" and "Racism is a Public Health Cris [...] Read full article: 'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health ...→

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

An Auburn woman faces charges in connection with the 2015 death of a 2-year-old foster child in her care and injuries to a second toddler in her custody Read full article: Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Fo...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

Lack of international workers hurts Virginia Beach tourism | WTOP

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Suspension of a program that brings international students to the U.S. for summer work has left businesses in Virginia Beach struggl [...] Read full article: Lack of international workers hurts Virg...→

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

A day care center employee is accused of abusing 13 toddlers by spraying them with a hose and encouraging them to bite and fight each other. Read full article: She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify i...→

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

A Stockton woman has been arrested in the child-abuse death of her 7-year-old stepdaughter, who was found dead last month in the garage of their Central Valley [...] Read full article: Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death...→

Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hall Tuesday For Stand-In For Child Care Funding

Ten bus-loads of parents and educators will gather at City Hall for a peaceful stand-in Tuesday morning.  Read full article: Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hal...→

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

A former Covid-19 triage tent outside a Manhattan hospital offers health care workers a chance to de-stress, using music and aromatherapy. Read full article: How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene ...→

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers joined together Thursday to stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and speak out against racism.  Read full article: Health care workers protest in support o...→

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Nurses and other health care workers have been complaining about working conditions inside hospitals, saying there weren't enough safety measures and not enoug [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order...→

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

A fired up Charles Payne ripped big tech companies on "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday, accusing them of not coming through for African-American workers while p [...] Read full article: Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack ...→

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 front-line health care workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according to Lost on the Frontline, a project launched by The Guardian and KHN that [...] Read full article: Nearly 600 US health care workers have d...→

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Doctors, nurses show solidarity with protesters calling for an end to systemic justice and police brutality Read full article: Philly health care workers join 'White C...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

An Auburn woman faces charges in connection with the 2015 death of a 2-year-old foster child in her care and injuries to a second toddler in her custody Read full article: Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Fo...→

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Some GOPers had been uneasy about using state funds to raise rates for the Child Care Assistance Program amid fraud concerns. The deal will use federal cash to [...] Read full article: Child care program for low-income famili...→

Lack of international workers hurts Virginia Beach tourism | WTOP

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Suspension of a program that brings international students to the U.S. for summer work has left businesses in Virginia Beach struggl [...] Read full article: Lack of international workers hurts Virg...→

NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to Mars with a tribute to health care workers | WTOP

NASA is launching the Perseverance rover to Mars in late July, and this rover will carry a tribute to health care workers from around the world who are battlin [...] Read full article: NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to...→

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

A day care center employee is accused of abusing 13 toddlers by spraying them with a hose and encouraging them to bite and fight each other. Read full article: She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify i...→

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

'COVID-19 took the mask off this truth: The only essential workers this country cares about are cops.' Read full article: Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

As more Minnesotans go back to work, more families will need child care. The YMCA is one of many options, offering various programs to fit early education and [...] Read full article: YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Hea...→

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County has made novel coronavirus antibody testing available for county health care workers as of Friday. Read full article: Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody T...→

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

A former Covid-19 triage tent outside a Manhattan hospital offers health care workers a chance to de-stress, using music and aromatherapy. Read full article: How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene ...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→

COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetable Packing Workers in California - Times of San Diego

Plants that package foods such as apples and carrots resemble the elbow-to-elbow conditions that contributed to outbreaks at U.S. meat packing plants. Read full article: COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetab...→

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Nurses and other health care workers have been complaining about working conditions inside hospitals, saying there weren't enough safety measures and not enoug [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order...→

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Operators of child care facilities complain that rules governing capacity and staffing during the COVID-19 outbreak are preventing them from reopening, but the [...] Read full article: Child care providers urge less restricti...→

California budget cuts could end adult day care

California budget cuts could end adult day care

Centers for frail and disabled adults help thousands of Orange County families. Read full article: California budget cuts could end adult d...→

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 front-line health care workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according to Lost on the Frontline, a project launched by The Guardian and KHN that [...] Read full article: Nearly 600 US health care workers have d...→

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize "White Coats For Black Lives" Protests

“We want to come out to show support for the same community that showed support for us not too long ago as we were on the front lines of the COVID crisis." Read full article: As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care ...→

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Doctors, nurses show solidarity with protesters calling for an end to systemic justice and police brutality Read full article: Philly health care workers join 'White C...→

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

A rare but serious syndrome linked to coronavirus is striking California children, with cases rising across the country. Read full article: COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndr...→

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

As a single mother and an essential worker, Maryam Dakhteh knows how vital affordable child care is during these uncertain times. “I am mom and I am worker too [...] Read full article: Aid Offered to Help With Child Care Duri...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

There are more than 7,000 young people ages 18 to 21 in California’s foster care system. Now, many who recently aged out of foster care are struggling under th [...] Read full article: California considers extending foster ca...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said. Read full article: Child care providers anticipate higher r...→

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The director of a child care center in Pompano Beach took to the streets alongside dozens of children to protest... Read full article: Pompano Beach child care center director...→

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

A Stockton woman has been arrested in the child-abuse death of her 7-year-old stepdaughter, who was found dead last month in the garage of their Central Valley [...] Read full article: Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

The move follows feedback received from providers raising concerns about the feasibility of the reopening guidance. Read full article: State eases COVID-19 regulations for reo...→

Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hall Tuesday For Stand-In For Child Care Funding

Ten bus-loads of parents and educators will gather at City Hall for a peaceful stand-in Tuesday morning.  Read full article: Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hal...→

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Cheryl Wellman was able to bring back most of her furloughed workers last month with the help of a special government loan.Now she's laying them off again. Read full article: Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers i...→

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers joined together Thursday to stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and speak out against racism.  Read full article: Health care workers protest in support o...→

Birthplace of Country Music free to health care workers | WTOP

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia, is reopening its doors and offering free passes to health care workers. Read full article: Birthplace of Country Music free to heal...→

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Amid new standards from the city of Chicago, a lawsuit has been filed after numerous programs were left out of funding dollars, despite promises from Mayor Lor [...] Read full article: Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Cent...→

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

A fired up Charles Payne ripped big tech companies on "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday, accusing them of not coming through for African-American workers while p [...] Read full article: Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack ...→

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

When New York City shut down in March amid the coronavirus outbreak, parents who were essential workers were faced with a dilemma. Then, the city opened the Ch [...] Read full article: Inside NYC’s special child care centers ...→

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

A March 2020 survey found that 55 percent of Minnesota child-care programs can’t survive more than a two-week shutdown without public support.   Read full article: How Minnesota can prevent a child-care s...→

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

MIAMI (WSVN) - A local South Florida organization lent a helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic. Staff from The Children’s Trust donated over 300,000 items [...] Read full article: The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 it...→

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

Hospital workers across the suburbs showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement with an intiative of their own: "White Coats for Black Lives." Read full article: 'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban ...→

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

Photos show the UCSF health care workers carrying signs with phrases like "Silence is Violence," "Racism is a Pandemic Too" and "Racism is a Public Health Cris [...] Read full article: 'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health ...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Foster Child In Her Care

An Auburn woman faces charges in connection with the 2015 death of a 2-year-old foster child in her care and injuries to a second toddler in her custody Read full article: Auburn Woman Charged In 2015 Death Of Fo...→

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

Aid Offered to Help With Child Care During Pandemic

As a single mother and an essential worker, Maryam Dakhteh knows how vital affordable child care is during these uncertain times. “I am mom and I am worker too [...] Read full article: Aid Offered to Help With Child Care Duri...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Child care program for low-income families to see hike in reimbursements | MinnPost

Some GOPers had been uneasy about using state funds to raise rates for the Child Care Assistance Program amid fraud concerns. The deal will use federal cash to [...] Read full article: Child care program for low-income famili...→

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

California considers extending foster care for young adults until pandemic emergency ends

There are more than 7,000 young people ages 18 to 21 in California’s foster care system. Now, many who recently aged out of foster care are struggling under th [...] Read full article: California considers extending foster ca...→

Lack of international workers hurts Virginia Beach tourism | WTOP

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Suspension of a program that brings international students to the U.S. for summer work has left businesses in Virginia Beach struggl [...] Read full article: Lack of international workers hurts Virg...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to Mars with a tribute to health care workers | WTOP

NASA is launching the Perseverance rover to Mars in late July, and this rover will carry a tribute to health care workers from around the world who are battlin [...] Read full article: NASA’s Perseverance rover will launch to...→

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said. Read full article: Child care providers anticipate higher r...→

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify in Virginia Day Care Child Abuse Case

A day care center employee is accused of abusing 13 toddlers by spraying them with a hose and encouraging them to bite and fight each other. Read full article: She ‘Stopped Talking': Parents Testify i...→

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

Pompano Beach child care center director, students hold march after city issues citations

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The director of a child care center in Pompano Beach took to the streets alongside dozens of children to protest... Read full article: Pompano Beach child care center director...→

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They Care About Are the Cops

'COVID-19 took the mask off this truth: The only essential workers this country cares about are cops.' Read full article: Opinion: The Only Essential Workers They...→

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death of 7-year-old Central California girl

A Stockton woman has been arrested in the child-abuse death of her 7-year-old stepdaughter, who was found dead last month in the garage of their Central Valley [...] Read full article: Stepmother arrested in child-abuse death...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

State eases COVID-19 regulations for reopening child care centers and summer camps

The move follows feedback received from providers raising concerns about the feasibility of the reopening guidance. Read full article: State eases COVID-19 regulations for reo...→

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To Work

As more Minnesotans go back to work, more families will need child care. The YMCA is one of many options, offering various programs to fit early education and [...] Read full article: YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Hea...→

Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hall Tuesday For Stand-In For Child Care Funding

Ten bus-loads of parents and educators will gather at City Hall for a peaceful stand-in Tuesday morning.  Read full article: Parents, Educators To Gather At City Hal...→

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody Testing For Health Care Workers

Sonoma County has made novel coronavirus antibody testing available for county health care workers as of Friday. Read full article: Sonoma County Offers COVID-19 Antibody T...→

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers in Face of Weak Demand

Cheryl Wellman was able to bring back most of her furloughed workers last month with the help of a special government loan.Now she's laying them off again. Read full article: Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Workers i...→

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene Oasis for Health Care Workers

A former Covid-19 triage tent outside a Manhattan hospital offers health care workers a chance to de-stress, using music and aromatherapy. Read full article: How a Virus Triage Tent Became a Serene ...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers protest in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Health care workers joined together Thursday to stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and speak out against racism.  Read full article: Health care workers protest in support o...→

COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetable Packing Workers in California - Times of San Diego

Plants that package foods such as apples and carrots resemble the elbow-to-elbow conditions that contributed to outbreaks at U.S. meat packing plants. Read full article: COVID-19 Infections Rising Among Vegetab...→

Birthplace of Country Music free to health care workers | WTOP

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia, is reopening its doors and offering free passes to health care workers. Read full article: Birthplace of Country Music free to heal...→

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order Mandating Hospitals To Better Protect Health Care Workers From Coronavirus

Nurses and other health care workers have been complaining about working conditions inside hospitals, saying there weren't enough safety measures and not enoug [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Nurses Applauding New Order...→

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Centers Fight for Survival Amid New Rules

Amid new standards from the city of Chicago, a lawsuit has been filed after numerous programs were left out of funding dollars, despite promises from Mayor Lor [...] Read full article: Lawsuit Filed as Chicago Child Care Cent...→

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Child care providers urge less restrictions as state nears 130,000 cases

Operators of child care facilities complain that rules governing capacity and staffing during the COVID-19 outbreak are preventing them from reopening, but the [...] Read full article: Child care providers urge less restricti...→

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack of black workers: 'They wrote a lot of checks. They did no hiring'

A fired up Charles Payne ripped big tech companies on "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday, accusing them of not coming through for African-American workers while p [...] Read full article: Charles Payne blasts Big Tech over lack ...→

California budget cuts could end adult day care

California budget cuts could end adult day care

Centers for frail and disabled adults help thousands of Orange County families. Read full article: California budget cuts could end adult d...→

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

Inside NYC’s special child care centers for kids of essential workers

When New York City shut down in March amid the coronavirus outbreak, parents who were essential workers were faced with a dilemma. Then, the city opened the Ch [...] Read full article: Inside NYC’s special child care centers ...→

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 US health care workers have died of COVID-19

Nearly 600 front-line health care workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according to Lost on the Frontline, a project launched by The Guardian and KHN that [...] Read full article: Nearly 600 US health care workers have d...→

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

How Minnesota can prevent a child-care sector meltdown | MinnPost

A March 2020 survey found that 55 percent of Minnesota child-care programs can’t survive more than a two-week shutdown without public support.   Read full article: How Minnesota can prevent a child-care s...→

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize

As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care Workers Organize "White Coats For Black Lives" Protests

“We want to come out to show support for the same community that showed support for us not too long ago as we were on the front lines of the COVID crisis." Read full article: As COVID Cases Decline, NYC Health Care ...→

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 items of personal protective equipment to health care workers

MIAMI (WSVN) - A local South Florida organization lent a helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic. Staff from The Children’s Trust donated over 300,000 items [...] Read full article: The Children’s Trust donating 300,000 it...→

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

Doctors, nurses show solidarity with protesters calling for an end to systemic justice and police brutality Read full article: Philly health care workers join 'White C...→

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban health care workers show support for racial justice

Hospital workers across the suburbs showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement with an intiative of their own: "White Coats for Black Lives." Read full article: 'White Coats for Black Lives': Suburban ...→

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndrome poses safety challenge for California schools, day care

A rare but serious syndrome linked to coronavirus is striking California children, with cases rising across the country. Read full article: COVID and kids: A new inflammatory syndr...→

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health care workers join San Francisco protest for George Floyd

Photos show the UCSF health care workers carrying signs with phrases like "Silence is Violence," "Racism is a Pandemic Too" and "Racism is a Public Health Cris [...] Read full article: 'Racism is a pandemic too': UCSF health ...→