YOUR RIGHTS AT WORK: big biz using cOVID-19 To dodge responsibility for worker safety; MedStar fires worker for tweeting about lack of coronavirus safety precautions; AFL-CIO sues feds over coronavirus workplace safety
DC’s call-in show about worker rights: those you have, those you don’t, how to get them and how to use them.
Hosted by Chris Garlock and Ed Smith
This week's guests:
REBECCA DIXON, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project, on how big biz is using coronavirus as an excuse to get permanent protection from all worker lawsuits
LYNN BERNABEI, lawyer, Bernabei & Kabat, on MedStar employee fired for tweeting about hospital’s lack of coronavirus safety precautions
DAMON SILVERS, Director of policy and special counsel for the AFL-CIO: AFL-CIO sues feds over coronavirus workplace safety
Music: “We Just Come to Work Here”
Artist: Ben Grosscup; original lyrics by Harry Stamper; new lyrics by Paul McKenna
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Produced by Chris Garlock; engineering by Jerry Paris
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