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Amazon fires warehouse worker who led Staten Island strike for more coronavirus protection

Amazon has fired a Staten Island warehouse worker who organized a strike to demand greater protections for employees amid the coronavirus outbreak.Chris Smalls, a management assistant at the facility, known as JFK8, said he was fired Monday afternoon f...

Fiat Chrysler temporarily cuts pay by 20% for salaried workers amid coronavirus pandemic

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Mike ManleyMassimo Pinca | ReutersFiat Chrysler will temporarily defer the salaries of its white-collar workers by 20% for the next three months as the automaker attempts to save cash to weather the coronavirus crisi...

Pentagon confirms first US service member to die from coronavirus

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks during the joint press conference with Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford (not in the picture) on August 28, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia.China News Service | Visual China Group | Getty I...

WHO says early data shows some drugs ‘may have an impact’ on coronavirus, but more research is needed

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020.Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWorld ...

Coronavirus: Feds charge Georgia man with billing for fraudulent COVID-19, cancer testing claims

Items from a COVID-19 test kit are displayed for a photograph.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFederal prosecutors have criminally charged a Georgia man for allegedly conspiring to defraud federal and private health-care benefit programs "by sub...

Coronavirus job losses could total 47 million, unemployment rate may hit 32%, Fed estimates

Jobseekers hold documents as they queue at service desks inside a Pole Emploi job center, the French national employment agency, in Montauban, FranceBalint Pornecz | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMillion of Americans already have lost their jobs due to the c...

‘Nothing is out of the question’: What it would take for the Fed to start buying stocks

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a closed two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, September 18, 2019.Sarah Silbiger | ReutersThe Federal Reserve thus far has unleashed what's frequently been ...

Amazon workers plan strike at Staten Island warehouse to demand coronavirus protections

Peter Endig | AFP | Getty ImagesAmazon warehouse workers in Staten Island plan to strike on Monday to call attention to the lack of protections for employees who continue to come to work amid the coronavirus outbreak.Nearly 100 workers at the facility,...

‘Blast from the past’: Some drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback amid coronavirus

Only 5% to 10% of drive-ins across the U.S. are able to operate through the coronavirus, but they are seeing new business.Joe Sohm | Visions of America | Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesThe coronavirus pandemic has led to the closures of movie t...

Colleges extend decision deadline due to coronavirus as new students reconsider

College acceptance letters are already in the mail. Now high school seniors must decide their fate for September.Up until now, National College Decision Day, the deadline for high school seniors to choose which college they will attend, has always been...

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Amazon fires warehouse worker who led Staten Island strike for more coronavirus protection

Amazon has fired a Staten Island warehouse worker who organized a strike to demand greater protections for employees amid the coronavirus outbreak.Chris Smalls, a management assistant at the facility, known as JFK8, said he was fired Monday afternoon f...
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UP man calls lockdown helpline for samosas, handed broom to clean drain

Amid the backdrop of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading like wildfire across India, several bizarre incidents are emerging which shows how people are taking the situation lightly. One such incident was reported in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. ...

‘Fake news’: No extension of financial year, FY 2019-20 to end on March 31 as scheduled, says govt

Amid a report circulating that the new financial year will start from July 1 instead of April 1, the government on Monday clarified that it has not extended the current 2019-20 fiscal year and it will end as scheduled on March 31. "There is no extensi...

Coronavirus: Dates for submission of online application forms for various entrance examinations extended- Full list

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the decision to extended the dates of submission of Online Application Forms for various examinations due to the headship by parents and students amid coronavirus outbreak in the country. While...

Trumps flags tougher coronavirus curbs for US: Live updates

The United States might toughen movement restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus, with the country now reporting twice the number of cases as China where the outbreak began late last year.US President Donald Trump told the media that guidelines ...