Even as hospitals scrounge for professionals from the industry to treat the burgeoning numbers of people with COVID-19, others are on the sidelines as elective procedures, diagnostics and appointments are canceled or postponed.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, some in NC continue to report that they're struggling to access the state's unemployment benefits.
According to leaked meeting notes, Amazon wanted to make a former employee who was fired earlier this week "the face of the entire union/organizing movement."
The latest report from the Labor Department released Thursday shows the figure for last week is much higher than the previous record of 3.3 million reported for the previous week.
Labor experts say these strikes and the increase in organizing activities showcase the failure of American corporations to treat workers with dignity.
The coronavirus pandemic could cause the loss of 47 million jobs. If that estimate pans out, that would translate to a 32% national unemployment rate.
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