The Trump Administration Has Weakened Crucial Worker Protections Needed to Combat the Coronavirus

By Celine McNicholas and Margaret Poydock, Economic Policy Institute Key takeaways: The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a temporary rule that will exempt 96% of applicable firms from providing paid sick and paid family and medical leave to their staff. It could also exempt 9 million health care workers and 4.4 million first responders from receiving paid leave. DOL […]