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PBS NewsHour Ask Us segment: Answering viewer questions about workplace safety during the pandemic

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May 7, 2020 - As states and businesses around the country begin to reopen, many Americans are worried about the health risks of returning to work. Cristina Banks, director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces at the University of California, Berkeley, joins Amna Nawaz to respond to viewer questions and concerns about workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finding that work life balance at home

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May 26, 2020 - It's been ten weeks since shelter orders took effect, and those working from home are dealing with a dismantled work-life balance. According to data from NordVPN, U-S homebound employees are logging three extra hours per day on the job compared to before. For more, KCBS Radio's Liz St. John spoke with Ed Yelin, Emeritus Professor at UCSF and Senior Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces at UC Berkeley.