The Biden administration is attempting to push through what would be the first increase since 2009 as part of a pandemic relief bill.
The Washington Post
Herb Washington’s lawsuit comes amid an exodus of Black owners from the world’s largest franchisor.
In the letter, Aiyer puts forth a handful of recommendations for on-demand tech companies. He proposes, for example, that companies give board seats with voting rights to workers, embrace portable benefits “that can close the gap between what’s available to W2 and independent workers” and consider sectoral bargaining for gig workers.
The New York Times
The agency has not fully reckoned with airborne transmission of the coronavirus in settings like hospitals, schools and meatpacking plants, experts said.