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  • Should government do more for the working poor during pandemic?

    Photo of Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and the director of the Labor Education Program in Chicago.

    Another round of federal stimulus checks and increased unemployment benefits would be “economic stabilizers” for the working poor during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, says U. of I. labor expert Robert Bruno.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Robert Bruno, call 312-996-2491; email bbruno@illinois.edu.