Men and women working on the frontlines at BWI Marshall Airport and Penn Station risk their health and lives every time they go to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite how crucial these sites are to Maryland’s infrastructure and economy, contracted workers are paid as little as below the state minimum wage. The majority of these workers are Black, and thus three times more likely to be infected by COVID and twice as likely to die from the virus.
Olszewski, Scott & Elrich: Racial Justice and Economic Recovery Go Hand in Hand
March 19, 2021