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Emergency COVID-19 Leave Bill Caught in Limbo in Legislature
(St. Paul) – May 27, 2021 – Essential workers feel left behind despite their hard work and sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re demanding progress on the emergency leave bill they were promised.
Despite Emergency Leave (link) passing the Minnesota House, the legislation has stalled in the Senate. Essential workers were told there were both state and federal dollars to help them recapture the lost time and wages they missed while being forced to quarantine or await test results.
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