Businesses are closing and laying off workers, resulting in more than 3 million people filing for unemployment last week.
The nation’s low-wage workforce has been hit the hardest.
Already living paycheck to paycheck, many workers are now unemployed or working fewer hours.
Tom Streitz is the president and CEO of Twin Cities Rise, a workforce nonprofit based in north Minneapolis.
Jon Collins is a senior reporter on MPR News' Race, Class and Communities desk where he also covers labor issues.
Ignacia Ambriz works at Sam’s Club. She has been a member of Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha for 11 years.
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