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Restaurants try to keep in touch with furloughed workers

At 115 years old, Columbia Restaurant Group’s flagship location in Tampa is the oldest restaurant in Florida. The Columbia has survived the 1918 flu pandemic, the Great Depression and two world wars. But on March 20, it temporarily shuttered nine locations and furloughed 90% of its workforce after Gov. Ron DeSantis closed the state’s dining …

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How businesses are planning to bring workers back after coronavirus

At some point, the biggest American companies are going to tell their employees it’s time to leave home and return to work.  That decision will be fraught with risk without widespread testing for the COVID-19 virus. For some industries, such as Wall Street banks, ubiquitous testing is essential to bringing back their workforce to offices …

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Gig workers are super heroes who keep neighbourhoods connected, Retail News, ET Retail

BENGALURU: Partnerships between governments and private businesses including Ola, Flipkart, Swiggy, Urban Company and Uber among others are playing a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19, according to a report published by Ola Mobility Institute (OMI). The report highlights the contribution of gig workers to the ongoing fight against the pandemic and collaborative measures …

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Primark announces wage fund for garment workers | Global development

Primark, one of the UK’s most popular retailers, has announced it will create a fund to help pay the wages of the millions of garment workers affected by its decision to cancel tens of millions of pounds worth of clothing orders from factories in developing countries across the world. The pledge followed sustained criticism of …

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Dog toy company makes medical masks for health-care workers in Montana

Bozeman, Montana has a population of 48,532, but just like big cities in New York and California, this small city in the southern part of the state has seen the demand for medical masks skyrocket. Located in Gallatin County, Bozeman is home to more than one third of Montana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases, and is by far the hardest …

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‘Why are people buying boob tubes’: fashion workers’ anger at owners and consumers | Business

Warehouse workers for the fast fashion brands Pretty Little Thing and Boo Hoo are begging consumers to stop ordering non-essential items such as £6 boob tubes and £8 false eyelashes after orders at one depot more than tripled in a week. Morale is said to be “rock bottom” at Pretty Little Thing’s fulfilment centre in …

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Amazon warehouse workers protest near Detroit, days after NYC walkout, Retail News, ET Retail

By : Jeffrey Dastin Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest this week over staff concerns about contracting the novel coronavirus on the job. Amazon said fewer than 15 of more than 4,000 employees at its Romulus, Michigan fulfillment center …

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Whole Foods workers hold ‘sick-out’ to demand hazard pay during pandemic | Business

Whole Foods workers organized a national “sick-out” protest on Tuesday, demanding that the grocery store give employees double their normal wages as “hazard pay” for working on the front lines during a pandemic. The Whole Foods protest follows worker-organized strikes for better coronavirus protections at Instacart, the grocery delivery service, and at an Amazon warehouse …

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Grocery and delivery workers demand more coronavirus protection, say pay isn’t enough

A cashier wears gloves while scanning the groceries of a customer at a Whole Foods in Cambridge, MA on March 24, 2020. Erin Clark | The Boston Globe via Getty Images Temporary wage hikes. Special bonuses. Paid sick time. In recent weeks, tensions are on the rise between grocery workers and their employers, spurring many …

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Simon Property furloughs 30% of workers due to coronavirus

A visitor looks down an empty hallway at The Fashion Mall at Keystone, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Indianapolis. Simon Property Group, the largest owner of shopping malls in the nation, is closing all of its malls and retail properties because of the coronavirus outbreak. Darron Cummings | AP The biggest U.S. mall owner, Simon …

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