Episode

Feb 04, 2022

Today’s Verdict: Fire Safety with Chuck Schumer | Right to Counsel | New Law for Delivery Apps

The horrific Bronx high-rise fire that took the lives of 17 people, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer speaks with host David Lesch about the 4-point federal fire safety package which includes addressing sprinklers, doors, portable heaters, and the powers of the U.S. Fire Administration. Next, Pablo Estupiñan, Director of CASA, talks to us about all tenants having a Right to Counsel attorney when facing an eviction, now that the statewide eviction moratorium has expired and courts can move evictions forward. Lastly, Ligia Guallpa from Workers Justice Project is here to discuss the recent approved law which is the first part of a suite of new sweeping legislation regulating online third-party food delivery apps and enforcing brand new labor standards for delivery workers. Host: David Lesch | Producer: Yesenia Ramos | Editor: Luis Rebolledo | Guest (s): Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senate Majority Leader; Pablo Estupiñan, Director of CASA (Community Action for Safe Apartments; Ligia Guallpa, Executive Director, Workers Justice Project. For more information on BronxNet visit us at- https://bronxnet.org/ Follow us on Facebook at- https://www.facebook.com/BronxNetTV Follow us on Twitter at- https://twitter.com/BronxnetTV Follow us on Instagram at- https://www.instagram.com/bronxnettv Follow us on LinkedIn at- https://www.linkedin.com/company/bronxnet-community-television

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