People of Color Face Disproportionate Pandemic-Related Financial Stress

Articles | October 19 2020

By Michelle Fox, CNBC

This story originally ran on CNBC.

The coronavirus pandemic is causing financial stress and anxiety for many Americans, yet it is people of color who are feeling it the most, according to an analysis of the American Staffing Association’s latest survey on the workforce.

“The pandemic has disproportionately affected lower-income groups, especially those in occupations that do not lend themselves to remote work,” said the group’s CEO, Richard Wahlquist (Read more).