In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.
As companies reconsider their long-term need to have employees on site, low-wage workers depending on office-based businesses stand to lose the most.
What does the future hold for offices and the workers who once inhabited them?
The retailer is seeking court approval of a $325 million sale to a group backed by the mall owner Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands Group, a licensing firm.
Government efforts to subsidize wages and prevent layoffs have kept many in jobs, but they aren’t sheltering an army of precarious workers.
Over 56 million families have lost income since March 13, and diaper banks are straining to fill the need.
Millions of unemployed Americans face imminent catastrophe.
Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.
While the national jobless rate has rebounded as many states started to reopen, New Yorkers continue to lose jobs and seek benefits.
Before the pandemic, airlines worried about not being able to replace retiring baby boomers. Eager recruits expect to bear the brunt of layoffs.
Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.
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