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Essential workers

The pandemic gave new meaning to gratitude

Column: Coronavirus changed so many things about our world and how we live our lives. It deepened my gratitude for the people we now call essential workers.

Advocates rally for aid to excluded workers

About 17,000 excluded workers in Suffolk have not had access to unemployment benefits or COVID relief funds and state lawmakers are weighing options to help them.