🚨NEW🚨Without a federal directive or enforcement of what industries are "essential," American workers say they are forced to work jobs that aren't necessary in a pandemic.

@MelinAnders and I investigate: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-04-09/are-you-an-essential-worker-in-the-pandemic-that-depends
In New Jersey, one of America's #COVIDー19 epicenters, a national chain of pool supply stores stay open as essential.

An employee told us that people were coming in to buy floaties during the pandemic.

Eventually, cops got involved.
In Kansas, a company that manufactures doors and windows is staying open as essential because, technically, hospitals use their products.

None of their employees are allowed to work from home during the pandemic. Because they're essential.

Is your workplace mistreating you during the #CoronavirusOutbreak?

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