Teachers are essential. Yet during the novel coronavirus pandemic, they have not been designated as or treated as essential front-line workers in the United States.
Working from home piled on the stress.
Companies could face steep fines if they do not follow new state rules meant to prevent the spread of the virus
The initiative — complete with a virtual roundtable featuring Apple CEO Tim Cook — was swiftly derided as “tone-deaf” on social media.
Here’s what my research suggests.
Mixed messaging and politicization have turned a public health safeguard into the latest challenge for low-wage workers
The White House on Monday blocked the entry of several categories of foreign workers in a new presidential proclamation that will extend through the end of 2020. The measures also expand President Trump’s April 22 executive order denying green cards to applicants in several immigrant visa categories.