Family of four

DACA recipients plan post-election ‘Plan B’

The upcoming presidential election has many recipients of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program on edge. The 2012 program implemented by President Barack Obama protects many of the 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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In the cannabis patch, a patchwork of safety standards

Although 35 states, three U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis for recreational or medical use, there still are no uniform standards for regulating potentially harmful contaminants in cannabis products.

OSHA blamed for going AWOL during COVID-19

Since the pandemic began, OSHA reports that it has received over 10,000 complaints from workers concerned about a lack of protections against the coronavirus. But six months into the crisis the agency had issued citations to just two employers.

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Kenosha deals with complex past, present healing

Kenosha, WI helped give Donald Trump a slim margin of victory in 2016, a win that can be traced in part to the healthy majority who years ago supported the Kennedys versus racist former Alabama Gov. George Wallace.

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Will the ADA protect workers at high-risk for COVID-19?

At least 27 million workers under the age of 65 suffer from medical conditions — including heart disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease — that put them at increased risk of dying from COVID-19, according to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Such conditions tend to be more prevalent among people of color.