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
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.
The workers walked off the job after labor negotiations failed. That kept 19 Foothill Transit buses off the streets this morning, affecting about 12,000 riders.
A city council committee gets a staff report on the proposed deal with the IOC. While there is still no budget for hosting in 2028, the report predicts more revenue.
These programs have helped inject billions of dollars into the area's economy, according to a study. But a local economist says another effect is high energy costs.
ICE has audited an annual average of 2,000 businesses in recent years looking for workers in the U.S. illegally. The pace appears to have slowed under Trump; ICE denies it.
Parents in Bloomington say they were not looped in about a warehouse going up 70 feet from their children's school. Some fear truck fumes will pose health problems.
A group of parents in a town near San Bernardino opposes a plan to build a warehouse near the local elementary school, fearful of the health effects from truck exhaust.
At least three bridesmaids got their dresses, despite the company's abrupt closure. Its bankruptcy filing suggests more than 2,000 Californians await dresses.