Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 worker backlash

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Oil prices hit an 18-year low. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island are planning a strike for Monday. How this "cancellation economy" is affecting places like the Coachella Valley in California.

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Demanding better COVID-19 protections, workers nationwide plan walkouts

Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods face backlash from workers concerned about safe working conditions.
Instacart employee Monica Ortega holds bags of groceries she picked up from a supermarket for delivery to a customer on March 19, 2020.
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Coachella Valley businesses reeling after festival, conferences called off

Mar 30, 2020
COVID-19 has put the region's $7 billion events industry at risk.
In addition to the festivals, this time of year brings all kinds of groups to the desert for conferences.
Presley Ann/Getty Images for Coachella

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