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Nurse anesthetist Jessica Poole in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Even Healthcare Workers Are Losing Their Jobs Because Of Coronavirus

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.

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Self-Employed Workers Are Struggling to Get Unemployment Benefits

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, some in NC continue to report that they're struggling to access the state's unemployment benefits.

Chris Smalls, center, wears a bandana while leading workers in a protest at Amazon's fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y., calling for the company to improve working conditions at the warehouse as COVID-19 continues to spread, Monday March 30, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
‘He’s Not Smart or Articulate’: How Amazon Planned to Smear Fired Strike Organizer

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."

In this March 13, 2020 file photo, unionized hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits at the Hospitality Training Academy in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Another 6.6 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Benefits Last Week

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.

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Whole Foods, Amazon, and Instacart: The Coronavirus Crisis Could Be a ‘Watershed Moment’ for Unions

Labor experts say these strikes and the increase in organizing activities showcase the failure of American corporations to treat workers with dignity.

The Macy's store at the popular Tyson's Corner Center sits closed Monday, March 30, 2020, in McLean, Va., a Washington, D.C., suburb. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Macy’s Will Stop Paying Most of Its Workers in Latest Sign of Economic Fallout

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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Coronavirus Could Kill the Postal Service

"Every community in America relies on the Postal Service to deliver vital goods and services, including life-saving medications. The Postal Service needs America's help, and we must answer this call."