About 2 years ago

04/08/2020 - Companies Cite New Government Benefits In Cutting Workers

-The Wall Street Journal
Employers factor in extra federal pay in deciding how to handle their workforces; it ‘made that part of the decision more palatable’.
– The New York Times
Restaurant workers make it possible for more people to shelter in place, by putting themselves on the front lines of the pandemic every day. Are we putting them at risk by ordering restaurant food, or are we supporting local businesses? Is it possible we’re doing both at once?
– The Washington Post
Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the heads of the FDA and the CDC to “issue and promote clear guidance for workers in the retail food industry and their customers.”
 
– The Washington Post
As the pandemic and its economic havoc exacerbate disparities, some Gen Zers see grim validation of their support for the government-run programs and social-welfare policies less popular with their parents and grandparents.