Over the last year while working in fast-food and taking care of my family, I’ve been exposed to COVID-19 four times. Thankfully, I tested negative each time. But all four of my quarantines were unpaid, including the time I was taking care of my daughter, who got sick with Covid.
Four unpaid quarantines means four lost paychecks. Do you know what that means for a working family like mine? Our stimulus check kept us from getting evicted, but we have had to go to food banks to keep food on the table, and I’ve had to rely on assistance to