Virus Throws Millions More Out of Work, and Washington Struggles to Keep Pace

Some companies have chosen to lay off workers, viewing that as a better option for them than keeping them on part time or paying just a fraction of their salaries. An expansion of unemployment benefits added $600 per week to the amount received by every laid-off American for the next four months, giving some companiesContinue reading “Virus Throws Millions More Out of Work, and Washington Struggles to Keep Pace”

Opinion | How Will the Coronavirus Affect Workers? Look At Past Plagues For a Hint

“Such a shortage of laborers ensued that the humble turned up their noses at employment, and could scarcely be persuaded to serve the eminent for triple wages.” via Opinion | How Will the Coronavirus Affect Workers? Look At Past Plagues For a Hint – The New York Times