COVID- sickened

Sickened by COVID-19, low-wage workers lose jobs. Others are denied paid leave.

The full version of this article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C.Lucie Joseph started to feel sick on April 28 as she rang up customers at a Shell gas station in Delray Beach, Florida.Joseph said her boss wouldn’t give her time off without a doctor’s…

Business sickened Workers

Some workers sickened by COVID-19 face an extra challenge: Proving where they got it

This article was produced by FairWarning, a nonprofit news organization based in Southern California that focuses on public health, consumer, labor and environmental issues.COVID-19 sent Sylvia LeRoy, a pregnant nurse working at a Brooklyn hospital in the earliest days of the pandemic, into a tailspin that left her barely responsive in a brain recovery center…