Labor Day is upon us, and the day off for (many, but not all) workers will include family, friends, heat and humidity, and the uninvited guest — COVID-19. This year the delta variant will be making its first appearance and given its aggressive spreading capabilities will leave victims behind in its wake. Now, well over a year of living with the coronavirus pandemic, it is instructive to look at how Maryland’s state workforce — those who provide needed supports and services to Marylanders — have fared over the past year.
AFSCME: It’s Time to Recognize the Sacrifices of Essential Workers During Pandemic
September 7, 2021