“All our front line workers are called heroes, but no one has heard they are not covering workers’ compensation cases. Morally, I think it’s reprehensible,” said attorney Jonathan Voegeli.
Right-Wingers Take Government Pandemic Money After Preaching Against “Handouts” For Decades
Prager University Foundation (PragerU) received over $704,000 in PPP loans, and the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) raked in over $713,000 in PPP loans last spring.
Liquor-Store Owner Sees Workers Quit Because They Can Go “Find A New Job On Their Lunch Break”
For the first time in years, workers realize they now have more bargaining power and are rejecting low pay, lack of benefits, and positions that risk Covid exposure.
Fed Chair Powell Admits He Has No Effing Clue What Will Happen With The Us Economy
Powell is still under investigation for dumping a large amount of stock shortly before the economic crash at the dawning of the COVID-19 crisis.
GOP Governor Says UI Benefits Are Bad For Iowa — Unless They’re For Anti-Vaxxers, Of Course
Why do these “independent and self-sufficient” Americans (who don’t trust the government) need a gov handout just because they refuse to protect themselves and their families?
Poverty Dropped 2.6% In 2020 Due To Government Aid During Pandemic: Census Bureau
“I think this really shows the importance of the social safety net,” said Liana Fox, chief of the Poverty Statistics Branch at the Census Bureau.
Steep Cuts In Unemployment Benefits Made People Much Poorer, But Didn’t Increase Job Rates At All
Only 26 states have implemented steep benefit cuts but the pandemic UI benefits will expire in all states on September 6 unless Congress acts.
Republicans Who Wrongly Took “Hazzard Pay” Out Of Michigan COVID Funds Are Forced To Give It Back
“Mortified” county commissioner Marlene Webster claimed that she had no idea she had voted to pay herself that much money.
31% Of Small Retailers Can’t Pay Rent While 53% Of Minority-Owned Businesses Can’t Pay Theirs
The picture is decidedly much worse for minority-owned businesses, as 53% couldn’t pay their full rent in April.
Fast Food Conglomerate Brags To It’s Employees About Killing $15 Minimum Wage In Congress
A government report found that some of its chains had among the highest percentage of workers relying on food stamps.