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Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due To Cancellation Of Minnesota State Fair

Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due To Cancellation Of Minnesota State Fair

The woman behind the big yellow cookie buckets has the most to lose as the fair's top vendor. Grossing roughly $4.7 million in 2018. Read full article: Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due T...→

Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due To Cancellation Of Minnesota State Fair

Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due To Cancellation Of Minnesota State Fair

The woman behind the big yellow cookie buckets has the most to lose as the fair's top vendor. Grossing roughly $4.7 million in 2018. Read full article: Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due T...→

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

With over 38 million U.S. unemployment claims in nine weeks, there is growing concern that many jobs are never coming back. Read full article: Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Ve...→

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare, the parent company of Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals, is furloughing about 600 workers because of "historic" financial losses caused by t [...] Read full article: Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Work...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

Fear of future that devastated NYC restaurant workers face

The restrictions on businesses from the coronavirus have thrown New York City's vibrant restaurant culture into turmoil Read full article: Fear of future that devastated NYC resta...→

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Costco on Wednesday announced that all workers and shoppers will be required to wear a mask or face covering starting next week in an effort to limit the sprea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require A...→

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk is speeding toward a $750 million payday — even as Tesla employees are getting slammed by pay cuts and hundreds of hourly workers are furloughed. Aft [...] Read full article: Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla w...→

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

The coronavirus and the economic shut-down to stop its spread have had a massive impact on Michigan's restaurant and bar employees, according to a new... Read full article: 76% of Michigan restaurant workers are o...→

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA is telling riders that service could be disrupted, and possibly suspended, on Thursday because of a labor action by the largest union of transit agency e [...] Read full article: SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down ...→

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Photos and video from the protest showed a small number of workers dressed in scrubs and protective masks standing in a crosswalk blocking the vehicles as a co [...] Read full article: Health workers face down anti-lockdown p...→

Members of Brooklyn College's Department of Theater making face masks for essential workers - amNewYork

Performances may be canceled but costume designers at Brooklyn College’s Department of Theater are still putting their skills to good use by making masks Read full article: Members of Brooklyn College's Department...→

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

The Trump golf resort in South Florida where President Donald Trump initially wanted to host this year's Group of Seven summit has temporarily laid off 560 wor [...] Read full article: Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 wor...→

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

The United States just lost 20 million jobs. The wrong federal response could make those layoffs a permanent fixture of the U.S. economy and sentence thousands [...] Read full article: As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Ma...→

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country "back two decades," economic analysis shows

"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote. Read full article: U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likel...→

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

"My fear is that these instances will escalate into a situation where someone will get hurt," one anonymous store manager wrote after a series of confrontation [...] Read full article: Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement s...→

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Farmers in the Hudson Valley are struggling, even after surviving the Great Depression and other seismic shifts in their businesses. Read full article: Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers...→

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

An Iraq War veteran who is a frontline New York emergency room doctor slammed New Yorkers who took to parks to sunbathe and, in his estimation, ignore social d [...] Read full article: ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in...→

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Employees who refuse to return to work out of fears for their health will no longer be eligible for unemployment aid. Read full article: Unemployed workers face choice between s...→

Laid-off US workers face foreign world of insurance shopping

Mass layoffs are pushing many Americans into an unfamiliar role: shopping for health insurance that isn’t offered by an employer.... A swirl of confusing terms [...] Read full article: Laid-off US workers face foreign world o...→

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that regular surgical masks are "an acceptable alternative" to N95 respirators, which experts ins [...] Read full article: CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangerin...→

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

(CNN) — Hasbro, known for its popular boards games such as Monopoly and Scrabble, is shifting its efforts from creating games and toys for kids... Read full article: Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of f...→

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations across Atlanta are expected to collectively lose $10.6 million due to the coronavirus shut down. The data comes from a new survey [...] Read full article: Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate ...→

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Reported cases of child abuse are down, though experts suspect the underreporting is due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children ...→

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers on Sunday faced off against protesters calling for an end to Colorado’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Two medical workers in scrubs and N9 [...] Read full article: Healthcare workers face off against anti...→

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida seventh grader has been busy printing and assembling hundreds of homemade face shields in Pompano Beach. Joshua... Read full article: Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hun...→

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

“Many of those who were recently pulled back into the labor force are among the most vulnerable,” said one analyst. Read full article: Record job losses mostly sideline worker...→

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Restaurant workers in a reopened Dallas eatery say they are being asked to weigh their safety against their jobs. Read full article: Reopened restaurant workers were told: D...→

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

One restaurant company in Dallas landed on a decision that has some employees weighing their safety versus their jobs. Read full article: Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They ...→

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Friday is the first of the month, meaning rent is due for hundreds of thousands of people across the Bay Area. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area...→

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Beginning next week, you won’t see many mouths or noses at Costco. The bulk grocery chain has announced a change to its policy in the age of coronavirus: As of [...] Read full article: Costco will require face masks for shopp...→

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

Experts said people who were laid off due to COVID-19 have 60 days to apply for health insurance through state plans. Read full article: The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With N...→

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

April 27, 2020 / 5:11 PM / MoneyWatch... Companies ranging from hotel giant Marriott to retailers such as JCPenney are turning to furloughs as the coronavirus  [...] Read full article: Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what...→

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

“Our farmers have about two more weeks,” said Jennifer Tirey, executive director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association. “We’re going to have to depopulate [...] Read full article: 'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers ...→

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

The Suncoast Science Center is taking requests for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The center has received more than 5,000 requests for face shields or ma [...] Read full article: Suncoast Science Center takes PPE reques...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

For the last month, Nancy Nerland has been sewing face masks from dawn to dusk. She estimates she’s made more than 800 masks, donating all of them to front-lin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts M...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

The coronavirus outbreak has already devastated Latino households across the country, with 65 percent of Hispanics losing their jobs or suffering a significant [...] Read full article: Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost J...→

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

With over 38 million U.S. unemployment claims in nine weeks, there is growing concern that many jobs are never coming back. Read full article: Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Ve...→

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

“Many of those who were recently pulled back into the labor force are among the most vulnerable,” said one analyst. Read full article: Record job losses mostly sideline worker...→

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country "back two decades," economic analysis shows

"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote. Read full article: U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likel...→

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Restaurant workers in a reopened Dallas eatery say they are being asked to weigh their safety against their jobs. Read full article: Reopened restaurant workers were told: D...→

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Farmers in the Hudson Valley are struggling, even after surviving the Great Depression and other seismic shifts in their businesses. Read full article: Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Friday is the first of the month, meaning rent is due for hundreds of thousands of people across the Bay Area. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area...→

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Employees who refuse to return to work out of fears for their health will no longer be eligible for unemployment aid. Read full article: Unemployed workers face choice between s...→

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Costco on Wednesday announced that all workers and shoppers will be required to wear a mask or face covering starting next week in an effort to limit the sprea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require A...→

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

Experts said people who were laid off due to COVID-19 have 60 days to apply for health insurance through state plans. Read full article: The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With N...→

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that regular surgical masks are "an acceptable alternative" to N95 respirators, which experts ins [...] Read full article: CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangerin...→

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

“Our farmers have about two more weeks,” said Jennifer Tirey, executive director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association. “We’re going to have to depopulate [...] Read full article: 'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers ...→

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations across Atlanta are expected to collectively lose $10.6 million due to the coronavirus shut down. The data comes from a new survey [...] Read full article: Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate ...→

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA is telling riders that service could be disrupted, and possibly suspended, on Thursday because of a labor action by the largest union of transit agency e [...] Read full article: SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

For the last month, Nancy Nerland has been sewing face masks from dawn to dusk. She estimates she’s made more than 800 masks, donating all of them to front-lin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts M...→

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers on Sunday faced off against protesters calling for an end to Colorado’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Two medical workers in scrubs and N9 [...] Read full article: Healthcare workers face off against anti...→

Members of Brooklyn College's Department of Theater making face masks for essential workers - amNewYork

Performances may be canceled but costume designers at Brooklyn College’s Department of Theater are still putting their skills to good use by making masks Read full article: Members of Brooklyn College's Department...→

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

The coronavirus outbreak has already devastated Latino households across the country, with 65 percent of Hispanics losing their jobs or suffering a significant [...] Read full article: Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost J...→

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

The United States just lost 20 million jobs. The wrong federal response could make those layoffs a permanent fixture of the U.S. economy and sentence thousands [...] Read full article: As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Ma...→

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare, the parent company of Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals, is furloughing about 600 workers because of "historic" financial losses caused by t [...] Read full article: Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Work...→

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

"My fear is that these instances will escalate into a situation where someone will get hurt," one anonymous store manager wrote after a series of confrontation [...] Read full article: Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement s...→

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

One restaurant company in Dallas landed on a decision that has some employees weighing their safety versus their jobs. Read full article: Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They ...→

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

An Iraq War veteran who is a frontline New York emergency room doctor slammed New Yorkers who took to parks to sunbathe and, in his estimation, ignore social d [...] Read full article: ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in...→

Fear of future that devastated NYC restaurant workers face

The restrictions on businesses from the coronavirus have thrown New York City's vibrant restaurant culture into turmoil Read full article: Fear of future that devastated NYC resta...→

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Beginning next week, you won’t see many mouths or noses at Costco. The bulk grocery chain has announced a change to its policy in the age of coronavirus: As of [...] Read full article: Costco will require face masks for shopp...→

Laid-off US workers face foreign world of insurance shopping

Mass layoffs are pushing many Americans into an unfamiliar role: shopping for health insurance that isn’t offered by an employer.... A swirl of confusing terms [...] Read full article: Laid-off US workers face foreign world o...→

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk is speeding toward a $750 million payday — even as Tesla employees are getting slammed by pay cuts and hundreds of hourly workers are furloughed. Aft [...] Read full article: Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla w...→

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

April 27, 2020 / 5:11 PM / MoneyWatch... Companies ranging from hotel giant Marriott to retailers such as JCPenney are turning to furloughs as the coronavirus  [...] Read full article: Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what...→

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

(CNN) — Hasbro, known for its popular boards games such as Monopoly and Scrabble, is shifting its efforts from creating games and toys for kids... Read full article: Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of f...→

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

The coronavirus and the economic shut-down to stop its spread have had a massive impact on Michigan's restaurant and bar employees, according to a new... Read full article: 76% of Michigan restaurant workers are o...→

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

The Suncoast Science Center is taking requests for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The center has received more than 5,000 requests for face shields or ma [...] Read full article: Suncoast Science Center takes PPE reques...→

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Reported cases of child abuse are down, though experts suspect the underreporting is due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children ...→

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Photos and video from the protest showed a small number of workers dressed in scrubs and protective masks standing in a crosswalk blocking the vehicles as a co [...] Read full article: Health workers face down anti-lockdown p...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida seventh grader has been busy printing and assembling hundreds of homemade face shields in Pompano Beach. Joshua... Read full article: Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hun...→

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

The Trump golf resort in South Florida where President Donald Trump initially wanted to host this year's Group of Seven summit has temporarily laid off 560 wor [...] Read full article: Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 wor...→

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Very Long Haul’

With over 38 million U.S. unemployment claims in nine weeks, there is growing concern that many jobs are never coming back. Read full article: Workers Looking to Be Rehired Face ‘a Ve...→

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Make-or-Break Moment

The United States just lost 20 million jobs. The wrong federal response could make those layoffs a permanent fixture of the U.S. economy and sentence thousands [...] Read full article: As Job Losses Mount, Lawmakers Face a Ma...→

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

Record job losses mostly sideline workers without college degrees

“Many of those who were recently pulled back into the labor force are among the most vulnerable,” said one analyst. Read full article: Record job losses mostly sideline worker...→

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Workers Due To Coronavirus Finances

Cape Cod Healthcare, the parent company of Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals, is furloughing about 600 workers because of "historic" financial losses caused by t [...] Read full article: Cape Cod Healthcare Furloughing 600 Work...→

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country

U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likely to set country "back two decades," economic analysis shows

"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote. Read full article: U.S. job losses due to coronavirus likel...→

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement sparks threats, rebellion, shouting at store workers: ‘And we can’t do anything about it’

"My fear is that these instances will escalate into a situation where someone will get hurt," one anonymous store manager wrote after a series of confrontation [...] Read full article: Front-line face-offs: Mask requirement s...→

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Reopened restaurant workers were told: Don't wear face masks — or don't work

Restaurant workers in a reopened Dallas eatery say they are being asked to weigh their safety against their jobs. Read full article: Reopened restaurant workers were told: D...→

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers, whose city clients have closed their doors due to COVID-19

Farmers in the Hudson Valley are struggling, even after surviving the Great Depression and other seismic shifts in their businesses. Read full article: Losses pile up for upstate dairy farmers...→

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They Were Given Ultimatum: Don't Wear Face Masks Or Don't Come To Work

One restaurant company in Dallas landed on a decision that has some employees weighing their safety versus their jobs. Read full article: Some Dallas Restaurant Workers Say They ...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in Face to Health Workers

An Iraq War veteran who is a frontline New York emergency room doctor slammed New Yorkers who took to parks to sunbathe and, in his estimation, ignore social d [...] Read full article: ER Doc: Sunbathing New Yorkers a Slap in...→

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area Residents Face Another Rent Due Date

Friday is the first of the month, meaning rent is due for hundreds of thousands of people across the Bay Area. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Out Of Work Bay Area...→

Fear of future that devastated NYC restaurant workers face

The restrictions on businesses from the coronavirus have thrown New York City's vibrant restaurant culture into turmoil Read full article: Fear of future that devastated NYC resta...→

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Unemployed workers face choice between safety and money as states reopen

Employees who refuse to return to work out of fears for their health will no longer be eligible for unemployment aid. Read full article: Unemployed workers face choice between s...→

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Costco will require face masks for shoppers and workers to combat coronavirus

Beginning next week, you won’t see many mouths or noses at Costco. The bulk grocery chain has announced a change to its policy in the age of coronavirus: As of [...] Read full article: Costco will require face masks for shopp...→

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require All Workers & Shoppers To Wear Face Masks Starting May 4

Costco on Wednesday announced that all workers and shoppers will be required to wear a mask or face covering starting next week in an effort to limit the sprea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Costco To Require A...→

Laid-off US workers face foreign world of insurance shopping

Mass layoffs are pushing many Americans into an unfamiliar role: shopping for health insurance that isn’t offered by an employer.... A swirl of confusing terms [...] Read full article: Laid-off US workers face foreign world o...→

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With No Income And No Health Insurance

Experts said people who were laid off due to COVID-19 have 60 days to apply for health insurance through state plans. Read full article: The Fight Furloughed Workers Face With N...→

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla workers face furloughs

Elon Musk is speeding toward a $750 million payday — even as Tesla employees are getting slammed by pay cuts and hundreds of hourly workers are furloughed. Aft [...] Read full article: Elon Musk poised to bag $750M as Tesla w...→

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangering Healthcare Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that regular surgical masks are "an acceptable alternative" to N95 respirators, which experts ins [...] Read full article: CDC Guidance on Face Masks Is Endangerin...→

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what you need to know Millions of workers are now in limbo as the outbreak freezes business across the U.S. 4M ago

April 27, 2020 / 5:11 PM / MoneyWatch... Companies ranging from hotel giant Marriott to retailers such as JCPenney are turning to furloughs as the coronavirus  [...] Read full article: Furloughed due to the virus? Here's what...→

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of face shields for health care workers

(CNN) — Hasbro, known for its popular boards games such as Monopoly and Scrabble, is shifting its efforts from creating games and toys for kids... Read full article: Toymaker Hasbro is making thousands of f...→

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers Could Face Crisis As More Meat-Packing Plants Close Due To COVID-19

“Our farmers have about two more weeks,” said Jennifer Tirey, executive director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association. “We’re going to have to depopulate [...] Read full article: 'It's Dire Right Now': Illinois Farmers ...→

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

76% of Michigan restaurant workers are out of work due to the coroanvirus, according to report

The coronavirus and the economic shut-down to stop its spread have had a massive impact on Michigan's restaurant and bar employees, according to a new... Read full article: 76% of Michigan restaurant workers are o...→

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate at least $10.6 million in losses due to coronavirus shutdown - Atlanta INtown Paper

Nonprofit arts organizations across Atlanta are expected to collectively lose $10.6 million due to the coronavirus shut down. The data comes from a new survey [...] Read full article: Nonprofit arts organizations anticipate ...→

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

Suncoast Science Center takes PPE requests for masks, face shields for healthcare workers

The Suncoast Science Center is taking requests for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The center has received more than 5,000 requests for face shields or ma [...] Read full article: Suncoast Science Center takes PPE reques...→

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down Thursday Due to Workers’ Labor Action

SEPTA is telling riders that service could be disrupted, and possibly suspended, on Thursday because of a labor action by the largest union of transit agency e [...] Read full article: SEPTA Says City Transit Could Shut Down ...→

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse

Reported cases of child abuse are down, though experts suspect the underreporting is due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts More Than 800 Face Masks For Front-Line Workers

For the last month, Nancy Nerland has been sewing face masks from dawn to dusk. She estimates she’s made more than 800 masks, donating all of them to front-lin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Woman Crafts M...→

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Health workers face down anti-lockdown protesters

Photos and video from the protest showed a small number of workers dressed in scrubs and protective masks standing in a crosswalk blocking the vehicles as a co [...] Read full article: Health workers face down anti-lockdown p...→

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers on Sunday faced off against protesters calling for an end to Colorado’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Two medical workers in scrubs and N9 [...] Read full article: Healthcare workers face off against anti...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

Members of Brooklyn College's Department of Theater making face masks for essential workers - amNewYork

Performances may be canceled but costume designers at Brooklyn College’s Department of Theater are still putting their skills to good use by making masks Read full article: Members of Brooklyn College's Department...→

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hundreds of face shields for healthcare workers

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida seventh grader has been busy printing and assembling hundreds of homemade face shields in Pompano Beach. Joshua... Read full article: Broward 7th grader prints, assembles hun...→

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost Jobs or Face Economic Hardship Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Poll Finds

The coronavirus outbreak has already devastated Latino households across the country, with 65 percent of Hispanics losing their jobs or suffering a significant [...] Read full article: Nearly Two-Thirds of Latinos Have Lost J...→

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 workers due to virus

The Trump golf resort in South Florida where President Donald Trump initially wanted to host this year's Group of Seven summit has temporarily laid off 560 wor [...] Read full article: Trump resort in Florida lays off 560 wor...→