Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.
Guest Host: Matt McCleskey
When the school year winds down, teens look for work — but not all summer jobs are created equal. From unpaid internships to door-to-door sales, some summer work is neither legal nor safe. We explore the laws and common-sense measures that separate the good summer jobs from the bad.
- Nancy Leppink Deputy Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
- Reid Maki Director of Social Responsibility and Fair Labor Standards and Coordinator of the Child Labor Coalition, National Consumers League
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