Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging Congress to enact extra protections for front-line workers — including medical, grocery, janitorial and child care providers — in its next coronavirus relief package.Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) plan Monday to introduce a 10-point “bill of rights” that calls on lawmakers to go beyond the $2.2 trillion Cares Act to ensure higher wages, universal paid sick leave and job security for all employees — including independent contractors and gig workers — deemed essential during the public heath crisis.“Essential workers are the backbone of our response to the coronavirus,” Warren told The Washington Post. “They are putting their health and the health of their loved ones on the line to keep our country running — and we need to have their backs.”While much of America shelters at home, millions of people still are working at hospitals, grocery stores, pharmacies, day-care centers and warehouses across the country. Many report working longer hours, often without adequate protective gear such as masks and gloves, as they scramble to meet heightened demand during a pandemic that has claimed 110,000 lives, including 20,000 in the United States.The proposed guidelines would require companies to provide workers with adequate protective gear


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