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Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Businesses and workers are feeling the squeeze as the coronavirus pandemic has forced stores across Florida to shutter their doors. Companies being forced to d [...] Read full article: Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, B...→

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Businesses and workers are feeling the squeeze as the coronavirus pandemic has forced stores across Florida to shutter their doors. Companies being forced to d [...] Read full article: Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, B...→

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance creating an Overdose Prevention Program in the city, also known as a safe injection site [...] Read full article: SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, R...→

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

A popular bar in central Florida where dozens of workers and patrons have come down with the new coronavirus had its alcohol license suspended after a state in [...] Read full article: Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41...→

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Assemblyman Jose Rivera and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams toured the South of France restaurant on Westchester Avenue. Read full article: Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggli...→

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

FILE - In this March 28, 2011, file photo, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Patrick A. McCarran of Nevada, left, stands near the entrance to the Senate floo [...] Read full article: The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Bla...→

University of Florida drops

University of Florida drops "Gator Bait" cheer due to term's "horrific historic racist imagery"

"It is past time for UF to commit and engage in this challenging, uncomfortable, transformational work," the school's president said. Read full article: University of Florida drops "Gator Bait"...→

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and e [...] Read full article: 1.5 million more laid-off workers seek u...→

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida's largest regional airport on Wednesday pushed back on claims made by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that more than half of 500 airport workers tested fo [...] Read full article: Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis'...→

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Businesses, both big and small, have been pushed over the edge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of 2020, restaurants are expected to lose $240 bill [...] Read full article: Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 ...→

Many businesses ask customers, workers to waive legal rights | WTOP

As businesses reopen across the U.S. after coronavirus shutdowns, many are requiring customers and workers to sign forms saying they won’t sue if they catch CO [...] Read full article: Many businesses ask customers, workers t...→

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

Greg Frank and his wife were among the hundreds of thousands of Floridians who became unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. When he first spoke with NBC [...] Read full article: NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling ...→

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

The Small Business Development Center helped Tiga Pediatrics' Dr. Tosan Oruwariye when she started her practice, and decided to reach out again. Read full article: Small businesses struggling through pand...→

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

More than 7,000 people are urging Disney and government officials to reconsider opening Disney World next month as coronavirus cases surge in Florida. “This vi [...] Read full article: Disney World workers petition to delay J...→

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Workers at Disney World are circulating a petition asking officials in Florida to delay the opening of theme parks in the state as the number of coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Disney World workers want to delay reope...→

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

On Orlando bar had 13 employees and 28 patrons test positive for COVID-19 after it reopened without safety measures in place. Read full article: Florida Gov. threatens licenses of busin...→

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Some businesses are reevaluating decisions to reopen their doors, and some Floridians had to rethink Father’s Day brunch plans because of health concerns. Read full article: Florida businesses reconsider reopening ...→

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

A Florida man surprised several businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic with checks to help them stay afloat. Read full article: Florida Man Surprises Struggling Busines...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to clusters of “overwhelmingly Hispanic” laborers and agriculture workers for driving the state’s coronavirus spike. Read full article: Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ...→

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

People in the Florida Keys must now wear a face mask at indoor businesses — or face a $500 fine, according to a new ordinance. As coronavirus cases spike drama [...] Read full article: Florida Keys now requires face masks ins...→

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 rel...→

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

The bright blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico off a beach in Florida turned a murky black on Monday but officials stressed the discolored sight was only due to [...] Read full article: Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Fl...→

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

After shutting down months during the COVID-19 stay at home order, Bay Area zoos are now in financial dire straits and forced to dip into their dwindling reser [...] Read full article: Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals...→

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Rather than be fired, a Florida police officer resigned from his position days after he posted a controversial statement on Facebook offering to hire police of [...] Read full article: Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arres...→

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

The Chef and Owner of Rockwell Table and Stage Wayne Elias joined us to talk about his restaurant, how to patio is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch and [...] Read full article: Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lun...→

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a statewide crackdown on Tuesday on businesses that violate emergency orders related to the deadly coronavirus and social d [...] Read full article: Florida cracking down on businesses that...→

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Tuesday, Dallas mayor Eric Johnson’s Economic Recovery Task Force will unveil and launch the Dallas Forward Initiative to help small and medium-sized businesse [...] Read full article: Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forw...→

The Latest: Florida businesses rethink opening as cases rise

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida has reported nearly 3,500 more new coronavirus cases as public health officials reissued advisories urging social distancing.... S [...] Read full article: The Latest: Florida businesses rethink o...→

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon is once again in hot water after its Chicago warehouse offered workers chicken and waffles to celebrate Juneteenth – the day the slaves were freed. “We [...] Read full article: Amazon slammed for offering workers chic...→

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Chicago have voiced outrage at the company after the facility offered employees “an authentic meal” of chicken and waffles in [...] Read full article: Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘To...→

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

The University of Florida has decided to put an end to its "Gator Bait" chant, due to what the school claims is the "historic racist imagery Read full article: Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band ...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Thousands of Colorado state employees will now be able to negotiate for better pay, benefits and workplace conditions after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill expa [...] Read full article: Colorado state workers can now bargain f...→

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

For Gloria Wong, St. Paul’s Century Plaza is a symbol of her hard work. After escaping war in Laos, Wong came to Minnesota in 1980 as a refugee. Now, she’s the [...] Read full article: University Avenue rioting hit Hmong busi...→

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

In Los Angeles, some businesses have been able to stay afloat by participating in senior meal programs where the city pays them to deliver food to the elderly. Read full article: UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned B...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

The Chef and Owner of Rockwell Table and Stage Wayne Elias joined us to talk about his restaurant, how to patio is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch and [...] Read full article: Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lun...→

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Workers at Disney World are circulating a petition asking officials in Florida to delay the opening of theme parks in the state as the number of coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Disney World workers want to delay reope...→

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance creating an Overdose Prevention Program in the city, also known as a safe injection site [...] Read full article: SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, R...→

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a statewide crackdown on Tuesday on businesses that violate emergency orders related to the deadly coronavirus and social d [...] Read full article: Florida cracking down on businesses that...→

The Latest: Florida businesses rethink opening as cases rise

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida has reported nearly 3,500 more new coronavirus cases as public health officials reissued advisories urging social distancing.... S [...] Read full article: The Latest: Florida businesses rethink o...→

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

A Florida man surprised several businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic with checks to help them stay afloat. Read full article: Florida Man Surprises Struggling Busines...→

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

FILE - In this March 28, 2011, file photo, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Patrick A. McCarran of Nevada, left, stands near the entrance to the Senate floo [...] Read full article: The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Bla...→

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Chicago have voiced outrage at the company after the facility offered employees “an authentic meal” of chicken and waffles in [...] Read full article: Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘To...→

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to clusters of “overwhelmingly Hispanic” laborers and agriculture workers for driving the state’s coronavirus spike. Read full article: Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ...→

University of Florida drops

University of Florida drops "Gator Bait" cheer due to term's "horrific historic racist imagery"

"It is past time for UF to commit and engage in this challenging, uncomfortable, transformational work," the school's president said. Read full article: University of Florida drops "Gator Bait"...→

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 rel...→

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida's largest regional airport on Wednesday pushed back on claims made by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that more than half of 500 airport workers tested fo [...] Read full article: Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis'...→

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

After shutting down months during the COVID-19 stay at home order, Bay Area zoos are now in financial dire straits and forced to dip into their dwindling reser [...] Read full article: Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals...→

Many businesses ask customers, workers to waive legal rights | WTOP

As businesses reopen across the U.S. after coronavirus shutdowns, many are requiring customers and workers to sign forms saying they won’t sue if they catch CO [...] Read full article: Many businesses ask customers, workers t...→

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

For Gloria Wong, St. Paul’s Century Plaza is a symbol of her hard work. After escaping war in Laos, Wong came to Minnesota in 1980 as a refugee. Now, she’s the [...] Read full article: University Avenue rioting hit Hmong busi...→

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Rather than be fired, a Florida police officer resigned from his position days after he posted a controversial statement on Facebook offering to hire police of [...] Read full article: Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arres...→

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

The Small Business Development Center helped Tiga Pediatrics' Dr. Tosan Oruwariye when she started her practice, and decided to reach out again. Read full article: Small businesses struggling through pand...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

More than 7,000 people are urging Disney and government officials to reconsider opening Disney World next month as coronavirus cases surge in Florida. “This vi [...] Read full article: Disney World workers petition to delay J...→

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

On Orlando bar had 13 employees and 28 patrons test positive for COVID-19 after it reopened without safety measures in place. Read full article: Florida Gov. threatens licenses of busin...→

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

A popular bar in central Florida where dozens of workers and patrons have come down with the new coronavirus had its alcohol license suspended after a state in [...] Read full article: Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41...→

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Tuesday, Dallas mayor Eric Johnson’s Economic Recovery Task Force will unveil and launch the Dallas Forward Initiative to help small and medium-sized businesse [...] Read full article: Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forw...→

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Some businesses are reevaluating decisions to reopen their doors, and some Floridians had to rethink Father’s Day brunch plans because of health concerns. Read full article: Florida businesses reconsider reopening ...→

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Assemblyman Jose Rivera and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams toured the South of France restaurant on Westchester Avenue. Read full article: Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggli...→

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon is once again in hot water after its Chicago warehouse offered workers chicken and waffles to celebrate Juneteenth – the day the slaves were freed. “We [...] Read full article: Amazon slammed for offering workers chic...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

The University of Florida has decided to put an end to its "Gator Bait" chant, due to what the school claims is the "historic racist imagery Read full article: Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band ...→

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

People in the Florida Keys must now wear a face mask at indoor businesses — or face a $500 fine, according to a new ordinance. As coronavirus cases spike drama [...] Read full article: Florida Keys now requires face masks ins...→

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and e [...] Read full article: 1.5 million more laid-off workers seek u...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

The bright blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico off a beach in Florida turned a murky black on Monday but officials stressed the discolored sight was only due to [...] Read full article: Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Fl...→

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Businesses, both big and small, have been pushed over the edge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of 2020, restaurants are expected to lose $240 bill [...] Read full article: Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 ...→

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Thousands of Colorado state employees will now be able to negotiate for better pay, benefits and workplace conditions after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill expa [...] Read full article: Colorado state workers can now bargain f...→

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

Greg Frank and his wife were among the hundreds of thousands of Floridians who became unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. When he first spoke with NBC [...] Read full article: NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling ...→

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

In Los Angeles, some businesses have been able to stay afloat by participating in senior meal programs where the city pays them to deliver food to the elderly. Read full article: UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned B...→

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

Disney World workers petition to delay July reopening amid surge of coronavirus cases in Florida

More than 7,000 people are urging Disney and government officials to reconsider opening Disney World next month as coronavirus cases surge in Florida. “This vi [...] Read full article: Disney World workers petition to delay J...→

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lunch to frontline healthcare workers

The Chef and Owner of Rockwell Table and Stage Wayne Elias joined us to talk about his restaurant, how to patio is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch and [...] Read full article: Rockwell Table & Stage offering free lun...→

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Disney World workers want to delay reopening park as coronavirus spreads in Florida

Workers at Disney World are circulating a petition asking officials in Florida to delay the opening of theme parks in the state as the number of coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Disney World workers want to delay reope...→

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, Rehiring City Workers Laid Off Due To Pandemic

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance creating an Overdose Prevention Program in the city, also known as a safe injection site [...] Read full article: SF Supes Approve Safe Injection Sites, R...→

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

Florida Gov. threatens licenses of businesses that ignore social distancing

On Orlando bar had 13 employees and 28 patrons test positive for COVID-19 after it reopened without safety measures in place. Read full article: Florida Gov. threatens licenses of busin...→

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida cracking down on businesses that violate coronavirus orders, Gov. Ron DeSantis says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a statewide crackdown on Tuesday on businesses that violate emergency orders related to the deadly coronavirus and social d [...] Read full article: Florida cracking down on businesses that...→

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41 Workers and Patrons Test Positive for COVID-19

A popular bar in central Florida where dozens of workers and patrons have come down with the new coronavirus had its alcohol license suspended after a state in [...] Read full article: Florida Bar's License Suspended After 41...→

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forward' Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

Tuesday, Dallas mayor Eric Johnson’s Economic Recovery Task Force will unveil and launch the Dallas Forward Initiative to help small and medium-sized businesse [...] Read full article: Dallas Task Force to Unveil ‘Dallas Forw...→

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Florida businesses reconsider reopening as coronavirus cases increases

Some businesses are reevaluating decisions to reopen their doors, and some Floridians had to rethink Father’s Day brunch plans because of health concerns. Read full article: Florida businesses reconsider reopening ...→

The Latest: Florida businesses rethink opening as cases rise

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida has reported nearly 3,500 more new coronavirus cases as public health officials reissued advisories urging social distancing.... S [...] Read full article: The Latest: Florida businesses rethink o...→

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Assemblyman Jose Rivera and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams toured the South of France restaurant on Westchester Avenue. Read full article: Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggli...→

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

Florida Man Surprises Struggling Businesses with Checks

A Florida man surprised several businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic with checks to help them stay afloat. Read full article: Florida Man Surprises Struggling Busines...→

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon slammed for offering workers chicken and waffles on Juneteenth

Amazon is once again in hot water after its Chicago warehouse offered workers chicken and waffles to celebrate Juneteenth – the day the slaves were freed. “We [...] Read full article: Amazon slammed for offering workers chic...→

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Black-owned businesses

FILE - In this March 28, 2011, file photo, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Patrick A. McCarran of Nevada, left, stands near the entrance to the Senate floo [...] Read full article: The Latest: Beyoncé single benefits Bla...→

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 Due to More Testing, Especially Among Younger People

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying a continued rise in confirmed coronavirus cases after the state reopened by saying more younger people with [...] Read full article: Florida Governor Says Spike in COVID-19 ...→

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘Tokenized' Juneteenth Celebration Offering Chicken and Waffles

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Chicago have voiced outrage at the company after the facility offered employees “an authentic meal” of chicken and waffles in [...] Read full article: Amazon Workers in Chicago Angered by ‘To...→

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ‘overwhelmingly Hispanic’ workers

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to clusters of “overwhelmingly Hispanic” laborers and agriculture workers for driving the state’s coronavirus spike. Read full article: Florida Gov. blames coronavirus rise on ...→

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band Performance Due to Racist Past

The University of Florida has decided to put an end to its "Gator Bait" chant, due to what the school claims is the "historic racist imagery Read full article: Florida Ending 'Gator Bait' Cheer, Band ...→

University of Florida drops

University of Florida drops "Gator Bait" cheer due to term's "horrific historic racist imagery"

"It is past time for UF to commit and engage in this challenging, uncomfortable, transformational work," the school's president said. Read full article: University of Florida drops "Gator Bait"...→

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

Florida Keys now requires face masks inside businesses until June 2021

People in the Florida Keys must now wear a face mask at indoor businesses — or face a $500 fine, according to a new ordinance. As coronavirus cases spike drama [...] Read full article: Florida Keys now requires face masks ins...→

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and e [...] Read full article: 1.5 million more laid-off workers seek u...→

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 rel...→

Opinion: Changes to California Workers Compensation Add to Small Businesses' Burden - Times of San Diego

An executive order allowing any employee who gets COVID-19, whether at work or not, to be covered by workers compensation is a new burden for businesses. Read full article: Opinion: Changes to California Workers C...→

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis' claim that more than half of regional airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

Florida's largest regional airport on Wednesday pushed back on claims made by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that more than half of 500 airport workers tested fo [...] Read full article: Florida airport pushes back on DeSantis'...→

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Florida beach was due to storm water, not sewage, officials say

The bright blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico off a beach in Florida turned a murky black on Monday but officials stressed the discolored sight was only due to [...] Read full article: Gulf of Mexico water discoloration at Fl...→

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 struggles; pandemic continues to hurt businesses

Businesses, both big and small, have been pushed over the edge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of 2020, restaurants are expected to lose $240 bill [...] Read full article: Popular NJ diner closes due to COVID-19 ...→

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 Closures

After shutting down months during the COVID-19 stay at home order, Bay Area zoos are now in financial dire straits and forced to dip into their dwindling reser [...] Read full article: Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals...→

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits

Thousands of Colorado state employees will now be able to negotiate for better pay, benefits and workplace conditions after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill expa [...] Read full article: Colorado state workers can now bargain f...→

Many businesses ask customers, workers to waive legal rights | WTOP

As businesses reopen across the U.S. after coronavirus shutdowns, many are requiring customers and workers to sign forms saying they won’t sue if they catch CO [...] Read full article: Many businesses ask customers, workers t...→

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

University Avenue rioting hit Hmong businesses hard. Many already suffering due to coronavirus restrictions

For Gloria Wong, St. Paul’s Century Plaza is a symbol of her hard work. After escaping war in Laos, Wong came to Minnesota in 1980 as a refugee. Now, she’s the [...] Read full article: University Avenue rioting hit Hmong busi...→

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

Greg Frank and his wife were among the hundreds of thousands of Floridians who became unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. When he first spoke with NBC [...] Read full article: NBC 6 Follows Up With Couple Struggling ...→

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arrested Officers Jobs

Rather than be fired, a Florida police officer resigned from his position days after he posted a controversial statement on Facebook offering to hire police of [...] Read full article: Florida Cop Resigns After Offering Arres...→

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned Businesses Have Shuttered Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

In Los Angeles, some businesses have been able to stay afloat by participating in senior meal programs where the city pays them to deliver food to the elderly. Read full article: UC Study: More Than 40% Of Black-Owned B...→

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

Small businesses struggling through pandemic get connected to millions in funds

The Small Business Development Center helped Tiga Pediatrics' Dr. Tosan Oruwariye when she started her practice, and decided to reach out again. Read full article: Small businesses struggling through pand...→

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

2 On Your Side: California Workers Still Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

California's unemployment department reported Thursday that it has paid out more than $26 billion in benefits since the pandemic hit, but many say they are sti [...] Read full article: 2 On Your Side: California Workers Still...→