Stories tagged: "Essential workers"

Rep. Castro Is Working on Bill to Grant Citizenship to Undocumented Frontline Workers

The Texas representative also wants to expand Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

Latino Workers Die While Working More Than Any Other Group, Report Shows

AFL-CIO reports more Latinos are dying at work in Florida, California, and Texas.

Jobless Benefits for Hundreds of Thousands of Floridians Expired Saturday. DeSantis Has Nothing to Say.

The governor’s non-response received a strong rebuke from state Democrats, who tweeted their disapproval of DeSantis being out of touch with the working class.

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Where to Get Tested in South Florida If You Don’t Have a Car

Most people that live in densely populated areas and are considered “essential” workers, are in dire need of walk-up sites to get tested.

What Makes a Worker “Essential” or “Expendable” Is Not Their Jobs
What Makes a Worker “Essential” or “Expendable” Is Not Their Jobs

Black and Latinos disproportionately represent the front lines of workers who are at high risk, 'essential' applies to their jobs, but rarely to themselves.

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My Boyfriend Is an Essential Worker. The Truth Is, I Hate It.

Reporter Janelle Cogan shares what it's like to date and live with an "essential worker," and opens up about the stress and anxiety it entails.

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Sen. Warren and Rep. Khanna Release ‘Essential Workers Bill of Rights’

“We have a responsibility to make sure essential workers have the protections they need, the rights they are entitled to, and the compensation they deserve.”