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All eyes are on the next COVID-19 relief package
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Congress begins to hammer out the next round of COVID-19 aid. Meanwhile, some people still have not gotten their first COVID-19 relief checks. The "Strike for Black Lives" today. And, what will we see in airlines' second-quarter results this week?
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What are economists looking for in the next COVID-19 relief package?
The biggest focus is the extension of unemployment benefits. Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives, has more.
A new study by the Brookings Institution found racial disparities in whose checks were delayed.
Among the demands are better treatment of employees of color, a $15 minimum wage and more personal protective equipment.
The last quarter wasn't a good one for carriers.