Outbreaks increase, pension spiking’s gotta go and 30 years of ADA

Outbreaks grow as California struggles to control the coronavirus. The state’s high court strikes down some types of pension spiking. And I talk to a longtime disability advocate about 30 years of ADA, inclusion in Hollywood and how COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting the community.

It’s Arlene and it’s Thursday. Let’s do this.

But first, state lawmakers and members of the public ripped into the Employment Development Department over late payments and how difficult it was to reach a human or get a response. One woman broke down while explaining she had been trying to get through since March 21, when her company shut down: “This is my life, my family’s life.”

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