The Pandemic Has Exposed a Need for Better Paid Leave Policies

It's important to take care of frontline workers now, but lawmakers should take care in establishing permanent leave policies.

The coronavirus pandemic has upended our economy in ways that we couldn’t have imagined even a few months ago. Nearly 40 million Americans are out of work. And while many white-collar workers continue to do their jobs from home or take time off to deal with the fallout from this pandemic, those lower down on the socioeconomic ladder are often still need…

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