About 2 years ago

04/30/2020 - Republican-Led States Signal They Could Strip Workers’ Unemployment Benefits If They Don’t Return To Work, Sparking Fresh Safety Fears

-The Washington Post
Iowa, Oklahoma and other states reopening soon amid the coronavirus outbreak are issuing early warnings to their worried workers: Return to your jobs or risk losing unemployment benefits.
– The New York Times
As American companies lay off millions of workers, some appear to be taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis to target workers who are in or hope to join unions, according to interviews with more than two dozen workers, labor activists and employment lawyers.
– The Wall Street Journal
McDonald’s is making nearly 90% of its U.S. sales through drive-through now, up from two-thirds before the crisis.
 
– The Wall Street Journal
Workers in Germany and Japan are likely to weather an expected coronavirus-induced global recession better than their U.S. peers, thanks in part to stronger job-retention programs, recent data suggests.