FL Legislature 2021: Working families caught between economic crisis and pandemic
The least-fortunate of Florida’s working families are in trouble, in ways that Florida lawmakers have never faced before. Few could have imagined the coronavirus pandemic would persist for over a year, with hundreds of thousands of Floridians still, or again, unemployed and struggling. Hundreds of thousands are at risk of being disconnected from utilities and/or […]
As economies reopen amid COVID-19, many employees fear returning to work. Will they be safe?
As millions of workplaces reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, employees from universities and corporations to restaurants and retail shops are likely afraid to go back to work and don’t know what to do about it. Labor advocates say most workers fear a perfect storm: exhausting their unemployment benefits, needing to return to work to pay […]