|Posted:||March 31, 2020 04:47 PM|
|From:||Senator Maria Collett and Sen. Lindsey M. Williams|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||American Working Family Relief Action Plan – Front-line Worker Protections|
|We are facing unprecedented challenges as we fight the spread of COVID-19. As the country and the world institute policies and procedures on how to keep our communities safe, our front-line workers continue to operate in dangerous working conditions on a daily basis. Workers in healthcare facilities, public assistance workers and other direct support professionals, and our first responders, face increased risk to their health as we rely on them to provide life-sustaining services to our communities.
We must provide front-line workers with the tools necessary for maintaining strong mental and physical health and to mitigate the spread of coronavirus on work sites that are still in physical operation.
Our legislation would do so in several ways:
We hope you will join us by signing on to this important worker protection legislation.