By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aquilar
On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing the dire need for economic relief as millions of US workers are being laid off or losing their jobs.
According to SurveyUSA, a staggering 14 million people have been laid off so far. Economists say upcoming job losses will be unprecedented. As we head towards April 1, when bills are due, relief is still nowhere in sight. Why is it taking so long? We’ll get an update on the federal stimulus bill and find out about relief at the state and local levels.
Adam Briones, director of economic equity at The Greenlining Institute
Steven Greenhouse, former New York Times labor reporter and author of Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor