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Low wage, essential workers demand better protections in California


Low-wage, essential workers who can’t do their jobs from home are facing an unequal playing field as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue. In California, many of the state’s 556,000 fast-food workers have protested what they call a widespread lack of basic health and safety protections. Now, many are advocating for a new law to address long-standing issues in the industry. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports. This story is part of our ongoing series, Chasing the Dream: Poverty, Opportunity and Justice in America.

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