About 2 years ago

03/06/2020 - Sick Workers And Spooked Customers: Coronavirus Threatens Small Businesses

-The New York Times
If the new coronavirus causes workers to take sick days; customers to stay home; and officials to order quarantines, it will be hard on all American companies. For small businesses, though, it could be catastrophic.
– Pew Research Center
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults (65%) say the main reason some people are rich is because they have had more advantages in life than most other people; far fewer say it is because they have worked harder than others (33%).
– Economic Policy Institute
A report released Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think tank lays out a case for why Medicare-for-all could actually be beneficial to the American job market.
 
– Progressive Grocer
The 246-store chain Meijer is using an on-demand platform to fill shifts in its store, in an attempt to marry an “old economy” brick-and-mortar store with “new economy” efficiencies.