It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
Labor organizers spent much of the past several years pushing proposals at the federal and local levels to boost minimum wages. But there are new debates looming about how employers schedule shifts for their workers. We examine the momentum building against last-minute scheduling and shift changes–known as “just in time scheduling”–in place at many workplaces in the Washington region and around the country.
- Lydia DePillis Reporter, Washington Post
- Ari Schwartz Lead Organizer, D.C. Jobs With Justice
Most Recent Shows
As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
We speak with the Director of D.C.'s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Melinda Bolling about the challenge of overseeing the central regulatory agency in a booming city.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett on minimum wage hikes, Purple Line construction, and violent gang suppression. Plus, Republican candidate for Virginia governor Ed Gillespie joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in studio.