HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Essential workers risk their lives to keep our societies running. Don’t just thank them, pay them more [January 19, 2021]

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1. low barriers to entry/few requirements or qualification are needed to get a job

2. D

3. While their work is considered important, it is not valued. / While their work is considered important, it is not reflected in the way these workers are treated.

4. exacerbated

5. because this could be seen as sufficient, instead of changing laws and policies that make lots of these essential work low-paid in the first place

6. C

7. (i) F

(ii) NG

(iii) T

(iv) T

8. (i) celebrate/fete

(ii) economy

(iii) pride/self-respect/dignity

9. A

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