Should those who are still working get something extra? While millions of Americans have been furloughed or laid off, millions of others are still working. Added unemployment insurance, the Paycheck Protection Program and generous employers are helping to ensure that many at home are still receiving an income.
But what about those who were deemed “essential?” Nice to be “essential,” right? But have you been growing resentful of coworkers who aren’t working but are still collecting a paycheck, in some cases more than their real paychecks?
Worse yet, are you among those who are not only still working, pulling double or triple duty, or more, who’ve also seen your pay reduced as the coronavirus crisis continues to take a toll on revenues?
Should those who have been working through this crisis be granted something extra for their efforts? Maybe an extra two weeks of paid vacation?