Labor

If Amazon starts to shut down, piece by piece, one of America's lifelines for people and businesses will begin to disappear.
While most businesses are laying off or furloughing employees, Dollar General is going in the opposite direction.
Private and public hospitals need thousands of medical professionals in their frontline fight to care for the surging number of coronavirus infected patients. Where are military medical personnel...
Virtually every job in the U.S. leisure and hospitality industry is at risk of being lost at least temporarily as more states order people to stay home.
Early indications are that the Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment report could show 2 million jobs lost last month.
Amazon.com is one of the few U.S. companies that continue to operate at full speed. However, workers already have begun to fall ill to COVID-19.
State and local government mandates against gatherings are putting more than 7 million jobs in a dozen states and the District of Columbia.
A U.S. jobless rate of 20% would be the equivalent of 30 million Americans out of work. These five industries would be hit the hardest.
Amazon.com said it has a new demand for 100,000 jobs and will begin to hire immediately. Inevitably, some of these people will be infected by COVID-19. Is the risk worth the reward?
Economists have begun to consider how many jobs are at risk in a sharp downturn, particularly one caused by COVID-19.
Five states and New York City have ordered bars and restaurants closed in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus. More than 4.4 million jobs could be temporarily lost.
Widespread job loss is always part of a ripple effect. One region or industry is hit, and that moves to many others.
Challenger, Gray & Christmas warns that a global recession that may have begun on February 21 is picking up speed.
A new report on wages for U.S. workers over the past 40 years underscores the wide gap between those Americans at the bottom of the economic ladder and those at the top.
The 2019–2020 flu season has already seen 22 million cases reported. The estimated impact on employers related to work absences is over $13 billion, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.