Sep 1, 2020

Lawsuit claims McDonald’s set up some Black franchise owners for failure

More than 50 Black former McDonald's franchise owners allege discriminatory practices by the fast food company. Plus, temporary furloughs turning into permanent job losses. And, how evictions are hitting U.S. immigrants.

Segments From this episode

What we were hoping was temporary has turned into a lasting reduction in demand

With more permanent job losses coming, people are going to have to readjust. Julia Coronado, president and founder of MacroPolicy Perspectives, has more.
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For many immigrants, the eviction crisis has already begun

Sep 1, 2020
Undocumented tenants have the same rights when it comes to evictions. But they often can't come forward to report abuse.
Renters and housing advocates attend a protest to cancel rent and avoid evictions amid the Coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles.
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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
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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