Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.
“Listen to us. Hear our stories.” People struggling with pandemic recession want Biden’s plan taken up quickly.
The average affected full-time worker would make $3,500 more annually, with 60% of those affected 25 or older and 61% women, according to Wisconsin Budget Project.
Despite those qualifying for federal and state funds to stay afloat, revenue is down and layoffs common.
For the second time in 2020, every GOP member from the state opposed bipartisan help for farmers, renters, homeowners, small business owners, and families.
Renters, farmers, and rural residents should get a boost from the long-awaited second federal COVID relief package.
Roughly 42,000 Wisconsinites waiting on unemployment checks, as legislative committee holds hearing on why.
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