About 3 years ago

04/10/2020 - Bosses Stretch The Definition Of Who Is ‘Essential’ – And Workers Take The Risk

Businesses are seizing on vague definitions and lax enforcement to stay open during shutdowns.
A POLITICO opinion piece floats wage support as well as direct payments rather than loans to support the nation’s small businesses who are unable to receive assistance from the recent CARES Act.
– Bloomberg
The coronavirus crisis is shining a spotlight on how many of the biggest companies treat essential workers.
– The Washington Post
Thousands of commercial fishers, many of them third- or fourth-generation, risk bankruptcy in the face of the pandemic.