5/28 Empire KVCR Midday News: EDD Mass Hiring, California Program Cuts, and More

May 28, 2020

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Riverside County officials released current COVID-19 cases, stating that the positivity rates from corona virus screenings have ranged from 2% - 4%.
  2. The EDD is conducting a mass hiring to deal with a huge backlog of claims.
  3. Governor Newsom says he might have to cut programs to make ends meet due to a budget shortfall, but some workers are pushing back.