Coronavirus Is Hitting Low-Wage Earners Especially Hard Capital & Main
CDC Director Condemns Trump’s ‘China Virus’ Tweet Washington Post
Just 25% of private-sector workers have at least 10 days of paid sick days a year, even after 20 years in a job, per BLS data cited by the Economic Policy Institute. That means even workers who can take time off may not have enough leave to weather a 14-day quarantine on top of days with symptoms, or caring for family members with them.
Joe Biden May Be Hazardous to Your Health WhoWhatWhy
Whatever the significance of Joe Biden’s victory in last week’s Super Tuesday primary, it’s not good news for the 28 million Americans who have no health insurance — at least according to Wall Street.
We know this because health insurance stocks surged the day after Tuesday’s vote, for a simple reason: Biden suits the interests of for-profit health insurers better than Bernie Sanders, and what’s good for private insurers has historically proved not good for the uninsured.
Chipotle workers in the Bronx walked out tonight in protest of Chipotle’s lack of respect for their right to take sick time in the midst of a public health crisis. This is the fifth citywide action workers have taken as coronavirus spreads. Say it with us: #DoBetterChipotle https://t.co/dnZ4CoyQ7B
— 32BJ SEIU (@32BJSEIU) March 10, 2020
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