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Unauthorized immigrants who work on America"s farms have been deemed "essential," but they say they feel expendable

Business Insider Today The unauthorized immigrants who plow, pick, and ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2020

Hourly restaurant workers speak out: "We"re not essential"

"[There's talk] about a second wave. We all have kids. We really don't feel safe enough to come back to work and risk it. And, how are we going to make any money if we're not at full capacity? We're getting paid more to stay at home and be safe.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2020

Elizabeth Holmes" defense lawyers are asking their work in the Theranos fraud case be deemed "essential" so they can defy lockdown orders

Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune The federal tri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

P&G"s Ohio plant operations deemed essential, but office work from home extended

Multiple Procter & Gamble facilities in Ohio have been designated as essential and will continue operations, including in or around Cincinnati, Dayton and Lima......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2020

Technology issues strain work from home efforts at big U.S. banks

Citigroup Inc asked its non-essential workers across North America to hold off on logging into its remote access system until 1 p.m. on Thursday, as it braced for many employees to begin working from home, according to sources familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

Here"s how many immigrants work in each state

America needs foreign workers. But how many are there in each state?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

In Her Own Words: When Trisha Perez Kennedy closed her Boston hotel, she struggled to keep lines of communication open

As our communities start to reopen, women across America see their lives becoming more complicated as they juggle responsibilities at home and at work (which is often still at home), caring for coworkers, customers and family. Few industries h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 9 min. ago

Exclusive: This Reston firm designed an app to make employees feel safe returning to work

Reston IT consulting firm 1Rivet thinks it can help business leaders give their employees a sense of security in the age of coronavirus — and control a potential outbreak — as they look to return to the office. The 12-year-old company, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 24 min. ago

Astronauts often describe a powerful "overview effect" when gazing at Earth. Here"s what it is and why it may be essential to space missions.

NASA People who fly to space and gaze back at Earth often say they feel a powerful "overview effect." NASA astronaut Bob Behnken, whom SpaceX just launched into orbit on the rocket company's first c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2020

In Her Own Words: Muriel Smith runs a small St. Louis nonprofit around her kids" summer schedule, or lack thereof

As our communities start to reopen, women across America see their lives becoming more complicated as they juggle responsibilities at home and at work (which is often still at home), caring for coworkers, customers and family. Muriel Smith is the ex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

How brokers need to change the way they do business post-COVID 19

 The Post-COVID world has and will continue to make substantial changes in how real estate brokers in New York operate.  While real estate brokerage has been deemed an essential business, that does not mean “busines.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 3rd, 2020

"Is pork essential?" In a Smithfield town, a coronavirus-stricken meat factory comes back to life

Smithfield, one of the nation's largest pork plants in Sioux Falls, S.D., shut down after nearly a quarter of its workers contracted the coronavirus. As it reopens, refugees who work the factory floor and hog farmers wonder if the risks are worth it. .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 1st, 2020

Workers return to Mexico"s border factories as auto sector reopens

Tens of thousands of workers lined up before dawn to return to work at automotive factories along Mexico's northern border on Monday, the first day that industries joined the country's list of essential activities beginning to reopen......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2020

In Her Own Words: Kerri Fox moves The New Children’s Museum online as her kids return to Carlsbad

As our communities start to reopen, women across America see their lives becoming more complicated as they juggle responsibilities at home and at work (which is often still at home), caring for coworkers, customers and family. Kerri Fox, who.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

An NYC sanitation worker who"s been on the job for 25 years explains the changes he"s seen in the city throughout the pandemic, from lots of cardboard boxes to the loss of human interaction

Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider, Adam Miller/Business Insider Sanitation workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the US, and they've been deemed essential w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2020

Logistics firm was deemed essential, but many of its customers were not

Roughly 40 percent of the company’s clients shut down in some capacity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2020

PCI Logistics was deemed essential, but many of its customers were not

Roughly 40 percent of the company’s clients shut down in some capacity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2020

Stocks fight for gains amid signs America is returning to work

U.S. equity markets rallied as continuing jobless claims showed signs of improving......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 28th, 2020

1Link Technology"s Gassia Gerges: Essential resilience

Gassia Gerges never slows down. And, the company she founded rarely has either. Both of those truths changed in April 2020. Seemingly nonstop work for 1Link Technology slowed when Shelby County issued a stay-at-home order in March. At first, it was.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

The best gardening and landscaping tools

Having the essential gardening tools ready in your shed or garage makes the work even more of a joy instead of a chore. We've gathered up a collection of the best tools for a variety of gardening needs.  If you are like most people, your garden.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2020

Cuomo fast-tracks Penn Station overhaul, asks Trump to fund more work

Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to ask President Donald Trump to put America back to work with a massive infrastructure investment. The Governor is meeting with President Trump in Washington D.C. today (Wednesday) to discuss ongoing the coron.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 27th, 2020