Tag: Pandemic

Coronavirus in NY: Congress Needs to Extend the Weekly $600 Pandemic Checks

One of the biggest questions for the hospitality industry has been whether Congress will reauthorize pandemic unemployment compensation — namely, those $600 weekly checks that have been keeping out-of-work Americans afloat during the steepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. The policy is vital to COVID-19-battered New York City, where …