Apr 15, 2020
9% of U.S. spending has stopped
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Retail sales fell dramatically in March, slightly more than the pessimistic forecasts of economists. How to gradually lift stay-at-home orders and phase in economic activity. Do we pay enough to workers at the frontlines of this pandemic? Airlines reach a bailout deal.
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Increased ability to do testing, adequate hospital capacity and new safety measures for businesses are among the measures governors are reviewing.
Grocery store workers, delivery drivers and food service workers have long complained of low-wages and limited or non-existent benefits packages.
The deal comes with strings attached: For one thing, 30% of the money is going to have to be paid back.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director