Labor Unions Among Those Lobbying for Vaccine Eligibility
Labor Unions Lobby for Vaccine EligibilityFor weeks, labor unions like the powerful Service Employees International Union have been pressing state and local officials to provide vaccinations to their members as quickly as possible. As vaccine eligibility shifts, other groups are making pleas too.
Reporter: Darrell Satzman, KCRW
Supervisors got a report on Tuesday from the L.A. County counsel’s office about how Villanueva could be removed from office. County counsel said there are four possibilities to remove the elected sheriff: one would be to amend the county charter, another would be a voter recall.
Reporter: Robert Garrova, KPCC
A street medicine team in Bakersfield is working to educate people experiencing homelessness about the pandemic, including misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
Reporter: Madi Bolanos, KQED
Many Californians were surprised when this week Governor Gavin Newsom announced he was lifting the state’s stay at home order. But a lot of state legislators were also surprised. They say it’s part of a pattern that’s emerged with this governor.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED
It’s called MyTurn. You can go online now to register… the system will notify you when
you’re eligible for a shot. Beginning in February those who qualify can begin booking appointments.
Reporter: Lesley McClurg, KQED
State Auditor Finds Agency Charged with Sending Out Unemployment Checks Still Falling ShortAccording to the audit, the Employment Development Department’s call centers still aren’t functioning efficiently, despite the agency hiring more 55,000 new staffers.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, KQED