Trevor Noah Is Personally Paying His Furloughed Crew’s Salaries

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While millions of American’s remain jobless, it has emerged that The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, has been quietly doing something incredibly generous for his own crew during the lockdown.

Keep scrolling for the full story, and to find out how he’s helped out…

The ongoing medical pandemic has brought a large proportion of our country into full lockdown, thus resulting in the closure of businesses and the loss of millions of jobs.

Well… That isn’t exactly happening, is it?

Saying that he might be able to tell workers to get back to business by Easter, April 12th.

Trump eventually changed his tune when scientists and doctors discouraged the idea, saying it could prolong the crisis and make more Americans sick.

The White House coronavirus task force shared that, even if the rate of infections and death tolls peak in April, the virus will still be prominent this month, meaning that businesses can’t reopen any time soon.

The economists didn’t expect it to be this bad and those who have studied the unemployment statistics expected it to be a bloodbath, but the reality is so much worse.

Over 6.6 million people filed for unemployment for the first time just last week, which is even worse than the historically unprecedented 3.3 million claims the week before that.

It was the Bureau of Labor that released the new jobless total last month.

The pandemic has left millions of workers secluded at home, bringing everyday life as we know it to a standstill.

The figures suggest that roughly 10 million Americans have lost their jobs over the last two weeks.

Things cannot go on like this for much longer.

These are in the industries that were first hit by the virus, such as hotels and restaurants.

According to the Department of Labour, these are; healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and construction.

A $600 weekly bump in unemployment benefit checks for laid-off workers across the country, $1,200 checks to be sent directly to American adults, $350 billion in loans to small businesses and gig economy workers, and a $500 billion fund for loans to industries and states.

But this simply isn’t enough.

Not only of the virus itself but of the implications it has regardless. You could lose your job, you mightn’t be able to afford your rent? What will you do?

Others have been left with no support net from their employers whatsoever. Richard Branson, we’re looking at you.

Including Ellen Degeneres, who has reportedly dumped her entire crew without a mere word of warning.

The Daily Show’s host, Trevor Noah, has stepped forward to personally make sure that his staff are well looked after during this pandemic.

He has been giving away brand new laptops to teachers forced to do all of their teaching online and from home.

Just without the expansive crew of camera operators, audio technicians, stage management personnel, and video operators who work in the studio. This means the entire film crew have been furloughed indefinitely.

“These are the people who have been on the show with Trevor from day one and help him put on the show,” a source close to the production of the Daily Show told Variety. “Trevor is personally covering their salaries until the production business opens again. He respects his crew tremendously and feels it’s only right that they get through this together.”

And has been doing so since the production of the show was halted last month.

What an amazing gesture.

But, sadly, not everyone is as generous. Keep scrolling to read about the criticism of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and how he’s been treating his own staff…