Call it hero pay or hazard pay, essential workers want more of it

Published May 4, 2020


The Wall Street Journal interviewed Jerry Newman is an article on how companies may end bonus pay for hourly employees now that states are lifting emergency orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic while other larger companies are continuing to offer such pay. Newman told the Journal that larger employers can typically afford more largesse. “Sometimes money is recognition,” he said.








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