Andrea Bernstein Correspondent
Andrea Bernstein is a correspondent at KPCC covering the Southern California workplace, jobs and small business.
Prior to that she was an editor at KPCC and a reporter at the radio business program Marketplace.
Before coming to public radio, Andrea worked at KNBC and several daily newspapers in Southern California. She is also the author of the book “The 30 Second Seduction” based on a story she first reported at Marketplace.
Andrea holds degrees from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism, and the University of La Verne. She lives in the San Gabriel Valley with her husband, two daughters and her pet beagle, Monty.
Stories by Andrea Bernstein
As more customers choose same-day delivery, e-retailers are racing to expand, leasing small industrial spaces in urban pockets of SoCal – if they can find them.
More than a dozen workplace bills have passed the legislature and are now sitting on Gov. Brown's desk, waiting for a signature or veto. Here's a quick summary.
Under the measure, employers would have to ask immigration agents for a warrant before letting them in. The bill's author says many employers are afraid to ask.
The state has 16 months to draft an indoor heat standard, which sets rules to protect workers. This week lawmakers consider a bill to speed up the process.
Many women wonder if their male co-workers make more money for doing the same work. A bill in Sacramento may answer that question for some.
If Congress fails to preserve DACA, more than 800,000 immigrants would lose their work permits. But you don't need a work authorization to form your own business.
Refinery outages drove worldwide gas prices up 10 to 20 cents a gallon. They only went up about 6 cents in California, which refines its own gas.
Under DACA, young adults who came to the U.S. illegally as kids can work legally. An immigration attorney lays out businesses' options if the program goes away.
Nearly 80 percent of California construction firms say they plan to expand their crews in the coming year, despite a shortage of skilled workers in the job pool.
For years, California has not added enough new housing to keep up with population growth. But 2017 is looking better, due in part to a boom in the Inland Empire.
Executive Editor and Publisher Davan Maharaj and his second-in-command Marc Duvoisin were abruptly fired Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The city is about to set rules for its 10-year project to build 10,000 units of homeless housing. The rules would guarantee workers the "prevailing wage."
Trade officials from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are renegotiating NAFTA for the first time in more than 20 years. Here's what Californians need to know.
The City Council on Friday endorsed documents at the heart of its plan to stage the Summer Olympics for the third time since 1932.
The council asked the city attorney to draft a law requiring its contractors (and those bidding for city work) to disclose if they've taken a border wall contract.