About 2 years ago

07/09/2020 - New Coronavirus Surges Slow Economic Recovery

-The Wall Street Journal
The nation’s fledgling economic recovery is losing momentum, as a new wave of coronavirus infections causes businesses to scale back or reshutter in several big states and consumers to retreat anew.
– The New York Times
Many big lenders are not openly willing to make loans to new customers through the Federal Reserve’s program for midsize businesses.
– The Washington Post
Mixed messaging and politicization have turned a public health safeguard into the latest challenge for low-wage workers.
– Harvard Business Review
An op-ed from a fellow at the Aspen Institute sees the pandemic as an opportunity to update benefits and safety nets for gig workers – an increasingly growing sector of the labor force.