Workers are being forced to work in unsafe conditions and are dying while OSHA gives employers a get out of jail free card and the federal government is refusing to do its job.
Protect Healthcare Workers Now
Frontline healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 are running out of protective equipment. They face an elevated risk of getting sick, spreading the virus, and possibly dying.
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The presence of guns in homes, schools, and in public spaces leads to more harm, but never more than when people are under undue pressures or facing significant mental or physical health issues.
Congress must act now to pass a recovery package that puts workers and their families first by adopting America’s Five Economic Essentials.
It’s time to press Congress as hard as we can to fund the frontlines of this pandemic. And it’s the Senate majority that is the real problem.
We know that to survive this pandemic, we need a massive investment in our communities and schools. The HEROES Act is a vital step toward helping our country recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tell your senators: Act now.