Income inequality, already a significant issue for the nation’s workers before the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, has exploded in recent weeks due to tens of millions of U.S. workers who have lost their jobs. And even once more people return to work, the wage gap is unlikely to improve significantly.
Hardworking Americans are facing uncertain futures through no fault of their own. Congress needs to lend them a hand.
In an unprecedented time when hardworking Americans are being challenged, lawmakers must do more.
First responders and other frontline workers will now have greater protection against coronavirus.