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How Coronavirus Changes Unemployment Insurance for Gig Workers

Gig workers are playing a bigger role in the American economy during the global pandemic. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explores whether their eligibility for unemployment insurance will continue after the virus passes. Photo: Justin Heiman/Getty Images Read the origin of … Continue reading

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Funding restaurants that feed Brooklyn’s medical workers

Actor Jeffrey Wright has launched the non-profit Brooklyn for Life to help fund restaurants feeding the borough's health care workers and first responders. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Trump on immigration pause: Our priority is to take care of American workers

President Trump commented on his temporary suspension on immigration, saying it is meant to put American workers first in line for jobs as the U.S. economy attempts to reopen amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more Read the origin of topic … Continue reading

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Are meat workers facing choice between health and livelihood?

The necessary coronavirus response lagged at a Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in South Dakota critics say, allegedly leading to a massive outbreak, according to widespread reports. Are meat workers facing a choice between their health and Read more Read … Continue reading

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Health-Care Workers Celebrate Coronavirus Survivors

Around the world, health-care professionals are lining up to applaud patients recovering from the new coronavirus. Photo: Juan Carlos Cardenas/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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For front line workers, going to work isn’t a life or death question, it’s ‘death or death’

Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, discusses the plight of front line workers, many of whom must work to keep food on the table. For those workers, Moore says, the decision to go to work isn't a life or death, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia tourism battered by coronavirus, hotel and restaurant workers hit hard

The historic city of Philadelphia depends on tourism, hospitality and cultural attractions employing nearly 77,000 people. Hotels and restaurants are shut down and events are being canceled. NBC’s Maura Barrett reports on the hardest-hit industries and Read more Read the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update: New York’s Emergency Measures, Workers Walk Out

New York is gearing for the pandemic peak with unconventional hospital set ups, some delivery and grocery workers are walking out over hazard pay and better safety protection, and fresh economic data show China’s economy is slowly coming back to … Continue reading

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India’s Coronavirus Lockdown Leaves Migrant Workers Stranded

Huge crowds of migrant laborers have flocked to bus terminals in New Delhi. The Indian government’s train shutdown and other lockdown measures against the spread of coronavirus have prompted hundreds of thousands to attempt long journeys to distant homes, sometimes … Continue reading

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Atlanta residents who live above a hospital cheer medical workers

MSNBC's Brian Williams takes a look at some heroes of the coronavirus pandemic getting love and support from above. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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