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Let’s Touch Base: Why Working From Home Doesn’t Work For All

Let’s Touch Base: Why Working From Home Doesn’t Work For All

Skimm This - March 11, 2020 - 12:30

COVID-19 is now officially a pandemic. But as more and more companies are telling their employees to work from home, many people don’t have that luxury. We’ll explain why the lack of unemployment insurance and universal paid sick leave is a pain for the gig economy and for some hourly workers. Meanwhile, a New York judge just handed down a prison sentence for movie producer Harvey Weinstein. We’ll break it down. Also on today’s show: how Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is faring in the Democratic presidential primary, and a career pro-tip from supermodel Karlie Kloss.

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