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Kenyatta, Shusterman demand protections for gig economy workers in final federal COVID-19 recovery bill. … state Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta and Melissa Shusterman today introduced a resolution urging federal lawmakers to ensure unemployment compensation for the nation’s 57 million independent contractors and “gig” economy workers …
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HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reopening indoor facilities at 23 select rest areas across Pennsylvania to all motorists, including the 13 facilities in critical locations …
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Kenyatta, Shusterman Demand Protections for Gig Economy Workers in Final Federal COVID-19 Recovery Bill. MyChesCo. Today at 1:30 PM. Are Your ‘Recyclable’ Products Actually Recyclable? English (US) · Español · Português (Brasil) · Français (France) · Deutsch.
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This marks the steepest declines in industrial profits since 2011, most of which can be accounted for by severe overcapacity, with a lack of demand in the international economy, brought on by a harsh trade war. China, being the second-largest economy, has been in a trade war with the US, the largest economy, over the past year.
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In a highly unusual move the Federal Reserve stepped in on Sunday to prop up the US economy in the face of the escalating Covid-19 crisis. The US central bank announced its benchmark interest rate has been cut to near zero and said it would buy $700bn in Treasury and mortgage-backed securities as it attempts to head off a severe slowdown .
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Enabling Access To Faster Payments For Gig Workers In The Moving Industry – Attracting gig workers in a hot industry requires giving them on-demand payments. In fact, one survey finds that 85 percent of gig workers would take on mo…
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The nonpartisan First Amendment advocacy group Free Press vowed to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to court Thursday after the Republican-controlled panel moved to gut net neutrality protections that prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from charging for and discriminating against content, in a 3-2 vote along party lines.
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The United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, Case No. 11-864 (March 27, 2013) reinforces class certification requirements as spelled out in Wal-Mart v. Dukes.However, the closely divided court (5-4) and a strong dissent underscore that the battle over class certification standards may be far from over.
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GeekWire Podcast: Bill Gates on COVID-19, gig workers in peril, and more on the coronavirus crisis – Here’s what we’re talking about this week on the GeekWire Podcast. It was another tumultuous week in Seattle, the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, wit…
Pubblicato in Apps, coronavirus, Covid-19, Eng, gig economy, gig workers, Health, Lyft, Uber The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is going to prove a major test of the gig economy. Already an ever-increasingly important part of our daily lives, grocery and food delivery services along with ride-hailing apps are going to play a fundamental role in …
The spread of COVID-19 has marked an uptick in livestreamed funerals and ancestor ceremonies, forcing the technological stagnant death industry to adapt — It’s easier than ever to bury your loved ones online — Shanghai last spring, more than two million people flocked to their local cemeteries …
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The bill will head to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk for final approval. It requires sexual health education to be provided to students in grades sixth through 12th by the 2021-22 school year, and then …
World Business Report Podcast – PodPalace
Also in the programme, the BBC’s Ed Butler reports on how a change in the law in California could have big implications for workers in the so-called gig economy. Plus we hear from the chief financial officer of meat substitute business Impossible Foods, David Lee, about the company’s ambitions for its new pork substitute in China.
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In a letter to Uber, Postmates and other gig economy companies, Sen. Mark Warner called for them to help ease the financial burdens of gig workers who fall ill or self-quarantine to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. (Source: L.A. Times – Health) Senator asks gig companies to fight coronavirus by helping sick workers stay home
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Pan-African on-demand trucking logistics company Kobo360 has asked employees who can work remotely to do so in Ghana and Nigeria, according to the Chief Strategy Officer Kagure Wamunyu. The Goldman Sachs backed startup is also planning contingencies to ensure supply-chain continuity, should COVID-19 disrupt business and mobility in its markets.
A new study published in science journal Nature Medicine (via Bloomberg) examines the case of a patient who contracted COVID-19 in Wuhan and fell ill in Melbourne, Australia could
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The government has laid out plans to make it easier for retired GPs to return to work during the UK COVID-19 outbreak in an emergency bill. (Source: GP Online News) Government sets out plans to bring back retired doctors in emergency COVID-19 bill
Up Naira 2020: Six Questions with Doctor Ameenah Hassan
Six Questions with Doctor Ameenah Hassan Posted by t. . at … In fact, one survey finds that 85 percent of gig workers would take on mo… 1 hour ago WIRED :: Tech Business News … What CFOs think about the economic impact of COVID-19 – PwC’s biweekly COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey will track financial leaders’ perception of events as they unfold, …
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Up Naira 2020 money, career, business, economic development (since ’05) … Can Help Students Learn Despite Closure of Schools – In light of the recent surge in the spread of Covid-19, the Federal Government has expanded its measures of curbing the virus by … AMRO – Laos’ economic recovery from 2019’s natural disasters could be stymied by the …
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Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Omar, and Tlaib Want Socialist Tyranny – They Should Emigrate to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Sudan, Venezuela, China and Get It Easily – By J. Gary DiLaura, FBI Retired APPARENTLY AOC AND HER CREW NEVER ATTENDED ANY HISTORY CLASSES IN THEIR SHORT LIVES… TOO BAD!
Oregon coronavirus infection becomes third case of unknown …
The whistleblower is seeking federal protection, alleging she was unfairly and improperly reassigned after raising concerns about the safety of these workers to HHS officials, including those within Secretary Alex Azar’s office. She was told that if she does not accept her new position by March 5, she would be terminated.
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Background [The “gig economy” is a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term independent contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs. Gig workers set their own schedule but have no regular salary or benefits.] Very little res… (Source: SafetyLit) The health and safety risks for people who drive for work in the …
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“On the plus side, I was very concerned about civilian protection, and being inside the mission, I was able to work closely with the Force Commander, placing the military in areas where the humanitarians had identified concentrations of displaced people so that the peacekeepers’ presence dissuaded militias and other armed groups from …
MedWorm: Harvard News
As government officials race to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, fundamental elements of the U.S. health care system—deductibles, networks, and a complicated insurance bureaucracy—that already make it tough for many Americans to afford medical care under normal conditions will likely make the outbreak worse.
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This, EIU noted, is aimed at easing local bank-lending conditions and thereby mitigating the effect on the domestic economy of the global spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). The economic and financial stimulus package was announced by the Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Crisis Management (SCCM).
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COVID-19 pandemic: An opportunity for quackery. This week, the COVID-19 pandemic started to shift into high gear in the US. The stock market tanked worse than any time since the crash of 1987, so much so that, given its losses over the last several days, it’s now firmly in bear market territory.
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Students can also take advantage of the new tools, notes Google, as the feature will allow them to run these “originality reports” up to three times before submitting their final work to their teacher. This gives students the chance to catch and fix any errors, while also saving the teacher time in grading, the company says.
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Worries over the ever-expanding economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis multiplied, with factories idled, trade routes frozen and tourism crippled, while a growing list of nations braced for the …