‘We’re Risking Our Lives’: Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay (NPR)

NPR: ‘We’re Risking Our Lives’: Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay. “Some 6,000 federal employees are expected to have contracted COVID-19 on the job as of this week, and as many as 60 have died, according to a Department of Labor report issued last month. Heidi Burakiewicz, a Washington, D.C., attorney who brought the suit in collaboration with the American Federation of Government Employees, says such federal workers ‘are risking their health and safety to go to work. They have the types of jobs that are necessary to keep the country up and running and safe.'”

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