Grocery store work in Boston puts employees at serious risk for infection, a new study found, particularly those who have to interact with customers.
Uber outlined proposals for a new type of relationship with gig workers, including its own drivers, that would keep them as independent contractors but with some guaranteed benefits.
The CEO of ride-hailing app Lyft threatened to shut down service in California, joining a similar warning made earlier this week by competing company Uber.
Tesla is trying to assure its 55,000 employees that there hasn't been a big coronavirus outbreak at company facilities worldwide, despite a report by an electric vehicle industry website that over 130 Tesla employees or contractors have tested positive.
Some Tesla workers and labor activists say the company is threatening to fire employees who haven’t returned to the company’s California factory since it reopened because they're afraid of catching the coronavirus.
Amazon said on Monday it would spend $500 million on one-time bonuses to its front-line employees and partners working through the coronavirus crisis.
Workers at six Amazon sites in Germany will go on strike on Monday in protest over safety after some staff at logistics centres tested positive for coronavirus, labour union Verdi said.
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Health officials started the news conference by announcing 528 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths.
"We want to continue helping customers all over India get everything they need so they can continue to practice social distancing," Amazon senior executive Akhil Saxena said in a statement on the company's blog.
Real-estate companies are cashing in on the government’s emergency-spending program, despite rules meant to bar landlords and other property owners from the funds.
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President Donald Trump made headlines Monday when he voluntarily told reporters that he was taking hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has frequently touted as a "game changer" for coronavirus. This announcement was the latest development in Trump's weeks-long campaign in support of the drug, despite several reports and studies that have questioned its effectiveness in treating coronavirus patients.
Operations were suspended at the Oppo mobile company factory in Greater Noida after six of its employees tested positive for coronavirus, company officials said on Monday.
Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah on Friday proposed a temporary pay raise for essential workers who are working during the coronavirus pandemic.
The job cuts are part of a restructuring plan to reduce expenses "in light of the ongoing economic challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the company's business," Lyft said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The ride-hailing service said it had worked with governments and healthcare institutions around the world to set up Uber Medics to provide workers with free and discounted rides to and from hospitals, health centres and care homes.
Hundreds of Amazon employees are expected to strike from Tuesday to protest conditions they say are unsafe and demand better protection in the workplace against the coronavirus pandemic.
Hundreds of Amazon warehouse employees in the US went on strike Tuesday against what they say are unsafe working conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits in the last three weeks likely totaled a staggering 15 million as tough measures to control the novel coronavirus outbreak abruptly ground the country to halt, which would cement views the economy was in deep recession.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits likely shot to a record high for a second week in a row as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say has pushed the economy into recession.
U.S. President Donald Trump accused hospitals on Sunday of hoarding ventilators that are in scarce supply across the United States as the coronavirus spreads, adding any hospitals not using the devices must release them.
Walmart, the largest private employer in the United States, plans to hire 150,000 temporary workers by the end of May as the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep through the country.
Amazon.com on Monday said it would hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the US to deal with a surge in online orders, as many consumers have turned to the Web to meet their needs during the coronavirus outbreak.