– The Wall Street Journal
The decision removes an extra layer of assurance gig companies wanted to prevent workers from being classified as employees.
– The Washington Post
Ken Chenault, former head of American Express, and Ken Frazier, head of Merck, have helped lead the campaign to get companies involved.
While some employers may be struggling to hire for one reason or another, economists say generous unemployment benefits are not the cause. A spate of academic studies found the extra benefits weren’t stopping people from going back to work after all.
– The New York Times
Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have returned.