-The New York Times
Some large businesses are paying employees while they stay home. Others are offering bonuses to those who must keep going in.
– The Guardian
In a statement on Sunday night, UK and Ireland CEO Paul Pomroy said: “Over the last 24 hours, it has become clear that maintaining safe social distancing whilst operating busy takeaway and drive-thru restaurants is increasingly difficult.”
– The Washington Post
The law extends paid sick leave to workers diagnosed with or in quarantine for COVID-19. However, the guarantee only applies to employers with more than 50 and fewer than 500 employees. Many essential industries have few companies of that size.
The drugstore chain plans to hire furloughed workers from existing clients like Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. and Marriott International Inc., using virtual job fairs and interviews to hire at a time when Americans are being told to limit in-person contact and stay home.