Tell Us What You Need as an Essential Worker

Essential workers have kept our economy going, now we want to hear what they need to keep going.

Thousands of workers around Chicago have been labeled “essential” to maintaining our health, educational and economic infrastructures. We want to hear from those essential workers about what they need to keep going.

What is your biggest concern as an essential worker and what should be done bring relief?

Twenty newsrooms in Chicago are collaborating to better understand and report on important issues facing essential workers. We want our coverage to adequately reflect experiences impacting life, family and community for workers in health care, schools, transit, public safety, food service and other industries that are critical to our ability to function as a city and state.

Fill out this survey and tell us what should be done for those who must physically show up for work during the pandemic.

By completing this survey,


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