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‘I Don’t Know How I’m Going to Pay Rent Next Month’

As more cafes, restaurants and hotels shut down, millions of workers will need help to survive. By E. Tammy Kim | March 18, 2020 Carlos Rodriguez Herrera, a part-time barista at a Mediterranean restaurant in New York City, was told not to come in for his morning shift on March 14. The next day, just before Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all restaurants and bars to cease dine-in service, Mr. Rodriguez Herrera and his co-workers were sent home several hours early. As the coronavirus has continued to spread, making “social distancing” a nationwide norm, foot traffic into coffee shops and restaurants has fallen to a light patter. Food service ...