Will Maryland Lawmakers Come Back to Work?
In a moment of crisis, the state Senate and House are slated to be in recess until January.
We Need An Essential Workers Bill Of Rights To Make Sure Working People Have The Protections They Need
From grocery store workers to nurses, from home care workers to janitors, from teachers to delivery workers to domestic workers -- there is an invisible, undervalued army of people who make our lives possible. Their work is essential, and it always has been.
For Essential Workers, New York City’s Curfew Meant Fear, Harassment, and Arrest
Essential workers say curfews put them at risk of police violence, even though they were exempt.
Governors’ Coronavirus Decisions Put People of Color In Harm’s Way
As the country reopens, we can’t quickly forget these failures of government, which have disproportionately harmed Black, Latinx, and Native people.
Many Undocumented Immigrants are Frontline Workers, But Their Families Can’t Get Government Aid
Advocates say states aren’t doing enough to close the gaps in the federal stimulus bill.
The Case For Universal Healthcare During A Pandemic
An overwhelming majority of Americans support the federal government paying all healthcare costs for the duration of the coronavirus emergency.
Grocery Store Workers Are Risking Their Lives For Little Pay
They make roughly half the average national income, and they’re at risk of COVID-19 exposure as they continue to work to ensure shelves are restocked and communities fed.