NYC life is 'paused,' Cuomo slams gatherings in parks, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 23, 2020 - 10:30AM

As of 8 p.m. last night, all non-essential workers must stay at home and life in New York City has been put on “PAUSE” Here’s how it’s supposed to work (Gothamist)

NYC now accounts for around 5 percent of the world’s confirmed coronavirus cases, making it an epicenter of the pandemic (The New York Times)

Governor Andrew Cuomo visited NYC parks over the weekend and was stunned to see some New Yorkers are disregarding rules about social distancing (amny)

NYC doormen are considered “essential workers” and must show up for their jobs according to union guidelines (New York Magazine)

Councilmember Brad Lander introduced a bill to extend NYC’s paid sick leave to gig workers and misclassified independent contractors (press release)

This dog owner is thankful for being able to take walks outside: The "normalcy" almost feels like a fantasy of her old life now (New York Magazine)


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