The state budget, which could be adopted Monday, includes no major bailouts for businesses or essential private workers hurt by the pandemic.
COVID-19 Essential Worker Relief
The Connecticut Mirror is reporting on the COVID-19 essential worker relief funds and programs available to Connecticut residents.
Labor: Lamont budget fails to recognize workers who braved the pandemic
Essential workers were recognized in Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest state budget, but they would receive much less aid than they sought.
Lamont, labor headed for a showdown over ‘hero pay’
Labor leaders say staffing shortages will become a pandemic unto themselves if essential workers aren’t properly compensated.
CT launches $34M relief program for essential workers
State leaders launched a $34 million relief program Monday for essential workers affected by the coronavirus.