The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted yet another fault line in America’s racial and socioeconomic divisions — those who can do their jobs from home and those who can’t.
About 60 percent of people who said they work in “management, business and financial operations” told the BLS that they could work from home.
Instead of standing down, company officials asked employees to take over the bus service so work could continue, Wiers said.
And with a 66-year-old mother, she’s concerned workers will spread the virus without knowing they have it, and bring it home to more vulnerable family members.
You’re just kind of at a loss for what to do.”John Deere did not respond to a request for comment.