About 2 years ago

12/22/2020 - A Dinner, A Deal And Moonshine: How The Stimulus Came Together

– The New York Times
Top party leaders cinched a $900 billion relief deal after laying down their swords. But it took an empowered, bipartisan group of moderates to help bridge the divide.
– The New York Times
They worked low-paid jobs in restaurants, stores and theaters. Now they are filing for unemployment at higher rates than before the pandemic.
– The New York Times
The federal government is expected to issue final recommendations on who should be deemed essential soon. But it is largely up to states to prioritize vaccine distribution among those workers.
– The New York Times
The New York City Council passed a bill that would shield workers from being fired without a valid reason. Fast food restaurants say the new rules will make it harder to hire and keep the best workers.