Coronavirus: Bus Systems, Unemployment Claims

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Heard On The Morning Show
Wisconsin Avenue, Downtown Milwaukee, Public Transit
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We discuss how transit systems are preparing for the return of more passengers. Then, a lawyer explains what employers can require of workers returning to their jobs amid the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin's Bus Systems Prepare For Return Of Passengers

    Bus systems around the state have kept running throughout the pandemic in reduced capacity. But now that the state’s economy is slowly coming back to life, transit systems are bracing for a return of passengers. We talk to the managers of two systems about how they’re trying to keep everyone safe while balancing their budgets.

  • Not Ready To Go Back To Work? Here's What You Should Know.

    As businesses across Wisconsin begin to open their doors, some employees are feeling uneasy about returning. We talk to an employment attorney about what employers and workers are obligated — and not obligated — to accommodate.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Derek Muench Guest
  • Justin Stuehrenberg Guest
  • Erik Eisenmann Guest