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This weekend, temporary pay bumps for workers during the coronavirus pandemic are ending at companies across the country. In a normal world, high hazard pay might be the only way to stop employees from quitting en masse. But with tens of millions unemployed, workers quickly lost a lot of leverage.
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President Trump gives remarks Friday on China in the Rose Garden. Alongside him are trade adviser Peter Navarro, from left, national security adviser Robert O'Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Yesenia Ortiz works at a grocery store in Greensboro, N.C. She says she wishes she would get paid more during the pandemic because of the extra level of risk to which she is exposed.