Under Biden’s Plan, All Essential Workers Would Receive $15/Hour


Joe Biden, 2020 vice-presidential candidate, has said that he wants to raise all essential workers pays as one of his coronavirus relief measures. Other measures include increasing PPE protections, enforcing worker safety guidelines and increasing access to COVID-19 testing.

Here’s what you need to know about his plan for essential workers.

Biden’s Plan Earned Him the Endorsement From a Major Service Employee Union

Biden calls for premium pay for frontline workersJoe Biden is calling for extra premium pay, free and regular COVID testing and paid sick leave for the nation’s essential workers, from healthcare employees to those who work in grocery stores and meatpacking plants. (May 4) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1e0f7bd422b14a49a6b2a2fda64b605a2020-05-04T17:45:45Z

As part of Biden’s “battle for the soul of the nation,” he said that

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