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Pope singles out funeral home workers for prayer amid coronavirus pandemic

Pope singles out funeral home workers for prayer amid coronavirus pandemic

Francis says, “What they do is so heavy and sad. They really feel the pain of this pandemic so close.” Read full article: Pope singles out funeral home workers fo...→

Pope singles out funeral home workers for prayer amid coronavirus pandemic

Pope singles out funeral home workers for prayer amid coronavirus pandemic

Francis says, “What they do is so heavy and sad. They really feel the pain of this pandemic so close.” Read full article: Pope singles out funeral home workers fo...→

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen, the former attorney for President Trump who was imprisoned last year after pleading guilty to several charges, was released to home confinement [...] Read full article: Michael Cohen released from prison to ho...→

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

The program being offered by the city of Plano is among those that have popped up across the U.S. during the pandemic to help older adults with a simple offer [...] Read full article: Calls offered for older adults staying h...→

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to home confinement after he sought the transfer due to the health risk in prison from corona [...] Read full article: Manafort released to home confinement am...→

Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodies in U-Hauls faces lawsuit by families - amNewYork

Families of those warehoused "improperly" in unrefrigerated U-Hauls and in a funeral home chapel are preparing to sue all those responsible for the Read full article: Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodie...→

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

The owner of a Massachusetts ice cream parlor closed its doors just one day after reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic in response to how angry customers mi [...] Read full article: Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one ...→

UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nursing home strike averted • AbbVie-Allergan acquisition

UChicago Medicine is sidelining workers and postponing planned capital projects as it loses tens of millions of dollars a month during the COVID pandemic.  Read full article: UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nu...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo has scored a 33% jump in annual profit as people stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay...→

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

A family is in mourning after their father passed away due to coronavirus-related complications, but they say they weren’t kept in the loop by the nursing home [...] Read full article: Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus O...→

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis launched an appeal Wednesday on behalf of migrant workers exploited during the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploi...→

Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy mulls legalization

Migrant farm workers must be treated with dignity, Pope Francis said Wednesday, issuing his appeal as Italy weighs whether to legalize the workers amid a short [...] Read full article: Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy...→

Nursing home workers offered raise ahead of planned strike date

Union negotiators have rejected the offer, according to a spokesperson for the nursing home association.  Read full article: Nursing home workers offered raise ahead...→

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

Troubled by what they call long-standing problems exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, a group of frontline Denver Health workers announced Tuesday they ar [...] Read full article: “We make Denver Health what it is”: Fron...→

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Helping your kids with their homework is one thing, but now so many parents are feeling like part-time teachers — something that can be especially challenging [...] Read full article: Tutoring Website Helps the Children of H...→

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

The state is investigating more than 2,500 nursing home complaints launched while the coronavirus has run roughshod over the facilities, the Health Department [...] Read full article: NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursi...→

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers at restaurants in Los Angeles, Monterey Park and San Jose filed complaints Tuesday, May 19, after CAL/OSHA allegedly failed to act on employ [...] Read full article: McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose alleg...→

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

If you're a funeral home director, not only is your business up 50% but so is your emotional stress. Read full article: Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Fu...→

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern University has furloughed 250 workers and suspended contributions to employee retirement funds as it reports a $90 million budget shortfall due to [...] Read full article: Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid ...→

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

Many workers still commute just to stamp papers with carved wooden hand seals. But in a time of social distancing, the custom is under mounting pressure. Read full article: 19th-century ritual forcing Japanese wor...→

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

In at least 13 states, more than half of coronavirus deaths are tied to long-term care facilities for older adults, according to a New York Times database. Read full article: One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths...→

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past several weeks. And it seems that even when the world gets back to nor [...] Read full article: Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home...→

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

On a call with members of Congress, health secretary defended conditions inside the meat plants, three participants say. Read full article: Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' ...→

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

The National Day of Prayer celebrated on the first Thursday in May is needed now more than ever, organizers say. Read full article: 'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid co...→

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

“As an athlete you’re kind of used to the crowd roar, and the cheers, and this is completely the opposite. The sad, emotional side of me comes out a lot," Daws [...] Read full article: Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hom...→

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

In New York City, the epicenter of the national coronavirus outbreak, the road to reopening continued Wednesday with another unprecedented shutdown: Subways. T [...] Read full article: Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates ...→

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

CEO Brian Chesky says company is facing "hard truths," including uncertainty about when travel demand will resume. Read full article: Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of ...→

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

Paul Cary, a 66-year-old father of two and grandfather of four, died of COVID-19 on April 30 after spending several days on a ventilator at a New York hospital [...] Read full article: A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fi...→

Stuck at home, looking within: self-discovery amid pandemic

Confidence, resilience, passion: As the pandemic has changed the world and pushed people into their homes and out of old routines, it has also, for many, revea [...] Read full article: Stuck at home, looking within: self-disc...→

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

His lawyers argued that the medications, along with his health history, "make plain that Mr. Manafort is at a significantly higher risk for serious illness or [...] Read full article: Paul Manafort released to home confineme...→

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

More than half the country's poll workers in 2016 were 61 or older, according to data tracked by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Read full article: Elderly poll workers run elections. COVI...→

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued new nursing home measures Sunday amid growing criticism of the state's response to outbreaks in those facilities. Read full article: Cuomo issues new nursing home measures a...→

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

A group of 16 Asian American doctors working on the front lines of coronavirus are addressing hate and racist remarks they've heard during the pandemic. Read full article: Asian American front-line workers share ...→

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

The uncertainty surrounding the pandemic as well as the plethora of information available via the internet may also be adding to the worry, one of the doctors [...] Read full article: Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus...→

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber is cutting 3,700 full-time workers and its CEO will give up his base salary with the nation largely still in lockdown. Read full article: Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Wa...→

Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nursing home workers offered raise ahead planned strike date • Wearable COVID-19 detector

Maurice Smith, who has been with Health Care Service Corp for nearly 27 years and joined as an intern, will become the company's CEO effective June 1. Read full article: Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nur...→

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

A unique educational tour of some of the most iconic landmarks in Washington, D.C. is being made available for free by the Smithsonian Museum and The Great Cou [...] Read full article: Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for...→

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a "perfect storm for child abuse," welfare worker says

Forty child welfare workers submitted video diaries to CBS News about how the outbreak is putting kids and workers at risk. Read full article: Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create...→

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

A British funeral home “ripped off” a 92-year-old coronavirus victim, her family charged. Iris Lawley spared no expense for her final goodbye, pre-paying about [...] Read full article: Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus vi...→

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen, the former attorney for President Trump who was imprisoned last year after pleading guilty to several charges, was released to home confinement [...] Read full article: Michael Cohen released from prison to ho...→

Stuck at home, looking within: self-discovery amid pandemic

Confidence, resilience, passion: As the pandemic has changed the world and pushed people into their homes and out of old routines, it has also, for many, revea [...] Read full article: Stuck at home, looking within: self-disc...→

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

If you're a funeral home director, not only is your business up 50% but so is your emotional stress. Read full article: Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Fu...→

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to home confinement after he sought the transfer due to the health risk in prison from corona [...] Read full article: Manafort released to home confinement am...→

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

More than half the country's poll workers in 2016 were 61 or older, according to data tracked by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Read full article: Elderly poll workers run elections. COVI...→

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

Many workers still commute just to stamp papers with carved wooden hand seals. But in a time of social distancing, the custom is under mounting pressure. Read full article: 19th-century ritual forcing Japanese wor...→

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

The owner of a Massachusetts ice cream parlor closed its doors just one day after reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic in response to how angry customers mi [...] Read full article: Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one ...→

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

A group of 16 Asian American doctors working on the front lines of coronavirus are addressing hate and racist remarks they've heard during the pandemic. Read full article: Asian American front-line workers share ...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

On a call with members of Congress, health secretary defended conditions inside the meat plants, three participants say. Read full article: Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' ...→

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

A family is in mourning after their father passed away due to coronavirus-related complications, but they say they weren’t kept in the loop by the nursing home [...] Read full article: Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus O...→

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

“As an athlete you’re kind of used to the crowd roar, and the cheers, and this is completely the opposite. The sad, emotional side of me comes out a lot," Daws [...] Read full article: Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hom...→

Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy mulls legalization

Migrant farm workers must be treated with dignity, Pope Francis said Wednesday, issuing his appeal as Italy weighs whether to legalize the workers amid a short [...] Read full article: Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy...→

Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nursing home workers offered raise ahead planned strike date • Wearable COVID-19 detector

Maurice Smith, who has been with Health Care Service Corp for nearly 27 years and joined as an intern, will become the company's CEO effective June 1. Read full article: Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nur...→

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

CEO Brian Chesky says company is facing "hard truths," including uncertainty about when travel demand will resume. Read full article: Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of ...→

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

Troubled by what they call long-standing problems exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, a group of frontline Denver Health workers announced Tuesday they ar [...] Read full article: “We make Denver Health what it is”: Fron...→

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

Paul Cary, a 66-year-old father of two and grandfather of four, died of COVID-19 on April 30 after spending several days on a ventilator at a New York hospital [...] Read full article: A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fi...→

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Helping your kids with their homework is one thing, but now so many parents are feeling like part-time teachers — something that can be especially challenging [...] Read full article: Tutoring Website Helps the Children of H...→

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

A British funeral home “ripped off” a 92-year-old coronavirus victim, her family charged. Iris Lawley spared no expense for her final goodbye, pre-paying about [...] Read full article: Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus vi...→

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers at restaurants in Los Angeles, Monterey Park and San Jose filed complaints Tuesday, May 19, after CAL/OSHA allegedly failed to act on employ [...] Read full article: McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose alleg...→

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

The program being offered by the city of Plano is among those that have popped up across the U.S. during the pandemic to help older adults with a simple offer [...] Read full article: Calls offered for older adults staying h...→

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

His lawyers argued that the medications, along with his health history, "make plain that Mr. Manafort is at a significantly higher risk for serious illness or [...] Read full article: Paul Manafort released to home confineme...→

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern University has furloughed 250 workers and suspended contributions to employee retirement funds as it reports a $90 million budget shortfall due to [...] Read full article: Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid ...→

Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodies in U-Hauls faces lawsuit by families - amNewYork

Families of those warehoused "improperly" in unrefrigerated U-Hauls and in a funeral home chapel are preparing to sue all those responsible for the Read full article: Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodie...→

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued new nursing home measures Sunday amid growing criticism of the state's response to outbreaks in those facilities. Read full article: Cuomo issues new nursing home measures a...→

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

In at least 13 states, more than half of coronavirus deaths are tied to long-term care facilities for older adults, according to a New York Times database. Read full article: One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths...→

UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nursing home strike averted • AbbVie-Allergan acquisition

UChicago Medicine is sidelining workers and postponing planned capital projects as it loses tens of millions of dollars a month during the COVID pandemic.  Read full article: UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nu...→

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

The uncertainty surrounding the pandemic as well as the plethora of information available via the internet may also be adding to the worry, one of the doctors [...] Read full article: Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus...→

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past several weeks. And it seems that even when the world gets back to nor [...] Read full article: Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home...→

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo has scored a 33% jump in annual profit as people stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay...→

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

The National Day of Prayer celebrated on the first Thursday in May is needed now more than ever, organizers say. Read full article: 'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid co...→

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis launched an appeal Wednesday on behalf of migrant workers exploited during the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploi...→

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber is cutting 3,700 full-time workers and its CEO will give up his base salary with the nation largely still in lockdown. Read full article: Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Wa...→

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

In New York City, the epicenter of the national coronavirus outbreak, the road to reopening continued Wednesday with another unprecedented shutdown: Subways. T [...] Read full article: Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates ...→

Nursing home workers offered raise ahead of planned strike date

Union negotiators have rejected the offer, according to a spokesperson for the nursing home association.  Read full article: Nursing home workers offered raise ahead...→

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

A unique educational tour of some of the most iconic landmarks in Washington, D.C. is being made available for free by the Smithsonian Museum and The Great Cou [...] Read full article: Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for...→

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a "perfect storm for child abuse," welfare worker says

Forty child welfare workers submitted video diaries to CBS News about how the outbreak is putting kids and workers at risk. Read full article: Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create...→

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

The state is investigating more than 2,500 nursing home complaints launched while the coronavirus has run roughshod over the facilities, the Health Department [...] Read full article: NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursi...→

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen released from prison to home confinement amid coronavirus

Michael Cohen, the former attorney for President Trump who was imprisoned last year after pleading guilty to several charges, was released to home confinement [...] Read full article: Michael Cohen released from prison to ho...→

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose allege unsafe work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic

McDonald’s workers at restaurants in Los Angeles, Monterey Park and San Jose filed complaints Tuesday, May 19, after CAL/OSHA allegedly failed to act on employ [...] Read full article: McDonald’s workers in LA, San Jose alleg...→

Stuck at home, looking within: self-discovery amid pandemic

Confidence, resilience, passion: As the pandemic has changed the world and pushed people into their homes and out of old routines, it has also, for many, revea [...] Read full article: Stuck at home, looking within: self-disc...→

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

Calls offered for older adults staying home amid coronavirus bring comfort

The program being offered by the city of Plano is among those that have popped up across the U.S. during the pandemic to help older adults with a simple offer [...] Read full article: Calls offered for older adults staying h...→

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Funeral Home Employees

If you're a funeral home director, not only is your business up 50% but so is your emotional stress. Read full article: Pandemic Puts Unprecedented Stress On Fu...→

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

His lawyers argued that the medications, along with his health history, "make plain that Mr. Manafort is at a significantly higher risk for serious illness or [...] Read full article: Paul Manafort released to home confineme...→

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat: lawyer

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to home confinement after he sought the transfer due to the health risk in prison from corona [...] Read full article: Manafort released to home confinement am...→

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid Coronavirus Budget Shortfall

Northwestern University has furloughed 250 workers and suspended contributions to employee retirement funds as it reports a $90 million budget shortfall due to [...] Read full article: Northwestern Furloughs 250 Workers Amid ...→

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

Elderly poll workers run elections. COVID-19 will keep legions home.

More than half the country's poll workers in 2016 were 61 or older, according to data tracked by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Read full article: Elderly poll workers run elections. COVI...→

Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodies in U-Hauls faces lawsuit by families - amNewYork

Families of those warehoused "improperly" in unrefrigerated U-Hauls and in a funeral home chapel are preparing to sue all those responsible for the Read full article: Brooklyn funeral home that stacked bodie...→

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

19th-century ritual forcing Japanese workers into trains and offices amid coronavirus crisis

Many workers still commute just to stamp papers with carved wooden hand seals. But in a time of social distancing, the custom is under mounting pressure. Read full article: 19th-century ritual forcing Japanese wor...→

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Cuomo issues new nursing home measures amid growing criticism

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued new nursing home measures Sunday amid growing criticism of the state's response to outbreaks in those facilities. Read full article: Cuomo issues new nursing home measures a...→

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one day after reopening amid coronavirus over patrons harassing workers

The owner of a Massachusetts ice cream parlor closed its doors just one day after reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic in response to how angry customers mi [...] Read full article: Massachusetts ice cream shop closes one ...→

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers

In at least 13 states, more than half of coronavirus deaths are tied to long-term care facilities for older adults, according to a New York Times database. Read full article: One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths...→

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

Asian American front-line workers share powerful anti-racist messages amid COVID-19

A group of 16 Asian American doctors working on the front lines of coronavirus are addressing hate and racist remarks they've heard during the pandemic. Read full article: Asian American front-line workers share ...→

UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nursing home strike averted • AbbVie-Allergan acquisition

UChicago Medicine is sidelining workers and postponing planned capital projects as it loses tens of millions of dollars a month during the COVID pandemic.  Read full article: UChicago hospital furloughs workers • Nu...→

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus? National survey highlights top concerns

The uncertainty surrounding the pandemic as well as the plethora of information available via the internet may also be adding to the worry, one of the doctors [...] Read full article: Bringing home a newborn amid coronavirus...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past several weeks. And it seems that even when the world gets back to nor [...] Read full article: Polls: Office Workers Want to Stay Home...→

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay home playing video games amid pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo has scored a 33% jump in annual profit as people stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo sees profit jump as people stay...→

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks

On a call with members of Congress, health secretary defended conditions inside the meat plants, three participants say. Read full article: Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' ...→

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak at Humboldt Park Nursing Home

A family is in mourning after their father passed away due to coronavirus-related complications, but they say they weren’t kept in the loop by the nursing home [...] Read full article: Families Seek Answers Amid Coronavirus O...→

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid coronavirus

The National Day of Prayer celebrated on the first Thursday in May is needed now more than ever, organizers say. Read full article: 'Virtual' National Day of Prayer amid co...→

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploited Migrant Workers

Pope Francis launched an appeal Wednesday on behalf of migrant workers exploited during the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Pope Francis Appeals on Behalf of Exploi...→

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hometown Of Miami As Funeral Home Owner

“As an athlete you’re kind of used to the crowd roar, and the cheers, and this is completely the opposite. The sad, emotional side of me comes out a lot," Daws [...] Read full article: Cubs Legend Andre Dawson Now Serving Hom...→

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Waive Salary Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Uber is cutting 3,700 full-time workers and its CEO will give up his base salary with the nation largely still in lockdown. Read full article: Uber To Lay Off 3,700 Workers, CEO To Wa...→

Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy mulls legalization

Migrant farm workers must be treated with dignity, Pope Francis said Wednesday, issuing his appeal as Italy weighs whether to legalize the workers amid a short [...] Read full article: Pope backs migrant farm workers as Italy...→

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates Spike Outside New York Amid Devastating Toll at Home

In New York City, the epicenter of the national coronavirus outbreak, the road to reopening continued Wednesday with another unprecedented shutdown: Subways. T [...] Read full article: Subway Shutdown Begins; Infection Rates ...→

Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nursing home workers offered raise ahead planned strike date • Wearable COVID-19 detector

Maurice Smith, who has been with Health Care Service Corp for nearly 27 years and joined as an intern, will become the company's CEO effective June 1. Read full article: Illinois Blues parent gets new CEO • Nur...→

Nursing home workers offered raise ahead of planned strike date

Union negotiators have rejected the offer, according to a spokesperson for the nursing home association.  Read full article: Nursing home workers offered raise ahead...→

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump

CEO Brian Chesky says company is facing "hard truths," including uncertainty about when travel demand will resume. Read full article: Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of ...→

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for free amid the pandemic

A unique educational tour of some of the most iconic landmarks in Washington, D.C. is being made available for free by the Smithsonian Museum and The Great Cou [...] Read full article: Tour Washington, D.C. from your home for...→

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

“We make Denver Health what it is”: Frontline workers seek to unionize amid coronavirus response

Troubled by what they call long-standing problems exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, a group of frontline Denver Health workers announced Tuesday they ar [...] Read full article: “We make Denver Health what it is”: Fron...→

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fight COVID-19. Sunday, a funeral procession carried him home.

Paul Cary, a 66-year-old father of two and grandfather of four, died of COVID-19 on April 30 after spending several days on a ventilator at a New York hospital [...] Read full article: A paramedic drove 1,800 miles to help fi...→

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a

Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create a "perfect storm for child abuse," welfare worker says

Forty child welfare workers submitted video diaries to CBS News about how the outbreak is putting kids and workers at risk. Read full article: Stay-at-home orders amid pandemic create...→

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Tutoring Website Helps the Children of Healthcare Workers Learn From Home

Helping your kids with their homework is one thing, but now so many parents are feeling like part-time teachers — something that can be especially challenging [...] Read full article: Tutoring Website Helps the Children of H...→

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus victim’s prepaid lavish send-off, family says

A British funeral home “ripped off” a 92-year-old coronavirus victim, her family charged. Iris Lawley spared no expense for her final goodbye, pre-paying about [...] Read full article: Funeral home ‘ripped off’ coronavirus vi...→

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursing home complaints amid coronavirus

The state is investigating more than 2,500 nursing home complaints launched while the coronavirus has run roughshod over the facilities, the Health Department [...] Read full article: NY Health Dept. probing over 2,500 nursi...→