Aug 4, 2020

Coronavirus relief via executive order?

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President Trump is proposing bringing back the eviction moratorium and enacting a payroll tax cut through executive orders. Tyson Foods has a new CEO. And, we hear from the unemployed people in this country who still have not gotten payments.

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Trump considers carrying out COVID-19 economic relief with executive orders

That includes an eviction moratorium and a payroll tax cut.
President Trump has said he wants to bring back some of the coronavirus pandemic relief himself, through executive orders.
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Tyson Foods appoints new CEO while meat industry struggles with continued COVID-19 challenges

Aug 4, 2020
The industry has had to change how it prepares products, pivoting from places like restaurants and arenas to grocery stores.
Food companies like Tyson have not been able to make up all of the ground they lost during the pandemic through grocery store sales.
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Months into pandemic, many still not getting unemployment

Jul 29, 2020
Some who have lost jobs because of COVID still have not filed for unemployment benefits, even though they’re eligible.
For every 10 people who successfully filed for unemployment benefits, an April study found that three or four were unable to get through, and two didn’t even try because it was too difficult.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director