Bloomberg Law
March 30, 2020, 10:55 AM

Trump Signs $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Patricio Chile
Patricio Chile
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President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus package in U.S. history on Friday, a $2 trillion bill intended to rescue the economic amid the coronavirus pandemic. The plan comes as workers look for more information about employment protections and benefits.

Simple Path: The Labor Department has established what appears to be a simple path for businesses with fewer than 50 workers to limit new paid sick and family leave obligations to some workers affected by coronavirus.

New Protections: There already are signs the pandemic is inspiring organizers and lawmakers to pay attention to the gaps in protections for gig workers. ...