Saturday, March 28, 2020 4:16 PM EDT(updated every 5 minutes)
Schumer slams 'inadequate' GOP coronavirus stimulus plan
Paid Sick Leave Is Becoming a Reality. Why Did It Take a Pandemic to Get There?
Legislating in the time of Covid-19
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Congress Is Knitting a Coronavirus Safety Net. It Already Has Big Holes.
Virginians who have been let go, lost hours, or directed to self-quarantine without paid leave may be eligible for benefits from @vaemploy.
Find more information for workers facing financial difficulties during the #COVID19 crisis at my website below.
In case you missed it: I've published @USDOL's guidance on the paid sick leave and Family and Medical Leave provisions in the Phase II legislation to my website. Helpful info for both employees and employers. Please share with anyone who may need it. https://t.co/qnlmtVYj8z
The Senate passed historic legislation this week but Congress’ job is nowhere close to being finished. We have so much more to do to provide assistance to families and small businesses, expand paid leave, protect homeowners and renters, and more.
In a rational society, an extremely contagious, deadly virus would get our government to finally pass universal paid sick leave for workers.
Why hasn’t it happened yet? The power of big money over our politics. https://t.co/XNPXXUM1v3
The relief bill passed by Congress was a good start, but now we need to:
- Forgive at least $10,000 of student loan debt per person
- Provide emergency paid sick leave to everyone who needs it
- Ensure no one has to pay for COVID-19 treatment or an eventual vaccine
RT @RepSusanWild: Because of current discrepancies in paid sick leave, if we fail to establish a national guarantee, then many workers coul…
Republicans have put forth multiple bills in recent times to give paid leave and tax credits to new mothers.
Most democrats and nearly every 2020 candidate support providing financial relief and paid leave to new mothers. A few also support expanding into medical leave as well.