The pandemic has been tough especially for health care workers and those at the lower end of the income scale. Some lawmakers and labor unions believe it’s time to increase taxes on the wealthy.

“What we saw was that the people at the lower end of the socio-economic spectrum were the ones who suffered,” Rob Baril, president of SEIU District 1199, said.

Baril said the union wants the state to increase the income tax to help improve the pay for health care workers who have sacrificed so much.

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut