Some women are feeling left behind as pandemic aid ends

“I think we’re headed for really dire straits for these families. I worry that we are making policy for the folks who have either already recovered or didn’t lose their jobs during this pandemic. Rebecca Dixon, executive director the national Employment law Project

BY ANNE BRANIGIN anne.branigin@washpost.com
BUSINESS


For seven weeks, LaShondra White felt like she was holding her breath, hoping to avoid any unexpected disasters. Seven weeks was the amount of time that passed between White losing her part-time job and receiving her full unemployment benefits. “I...

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