Labor economist: Government should guarantee workers' payrolls

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Sylvia Allegretto, a labor economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the University of California, Berkeley, explains why "the best thing" the government could have done "right off the bat" is to pay for workers' salaries because "as much as we can keep workers tied to their jobs, the better off we'll be in the long run.”