COVID-19’s essential workers deserve hazard pay. Here’s why—and how it should work

Many of the essential workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are very low income, leaving them economically vulnerable and at greater risk of exposure to the virus. Recent research from Brookings explores ways to implement hazard pay for essential workers, one of which is reflected in New Hampshire’s new program providing a $300 per week stipend for employees of long-term care facilities. #covid-19 #workforce

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