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Today β€” April 7th 2020Your RSS feeds

Coronavirus Shows That We Have a Solidarity Problem

By Gail Collins and Bret Stephens

It’s a lot harder to join together when you’re not allowed within six feet of each other.

Italy Is Sending Another Warning

By Bethan Jones and Fabio Montale

This is what a country a month into lockdown looks like: desperate, hungry and scared.

How Gig Workers Are Weathering the Virus Shutdown

By David Gonzalez, Andrea Salcedo and Annie Tritt

Meet a few of the millions of people in New York — a day laborer, production assistant and catering business owner — who have seen their freelance and events-based work dry up.

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During a Pandemic, an Unanticipated Problem: Out-of-Work Health Workers

By Ellen Gabler, Zach Montague and Grace Ashford

Across the country, plunging revenues from canceled nonemergency medical appointments have forced hospitals to furlough or cut the pay of doctors, nurses and other staff.

11 Days After Fuming About a Coughing Passenger, a Bus Driver Died From the Coronavirus

By Michael Levenson

Jason Hargrove, a bus driver in Detroit, posted a widely viewed Facebook video that underscored the dangers blue-collar workers face as they find themselves on the front lines of the pandemic.

A Quarantined Uber Driver’s Quest for Paid Sick Leave

By Jacey Fortin

Zachary Frenette spent about two weeks fighting to get help under a new Uber policy. It worked, but only after he got the news media involved.

Fear of Rejection Is Costing You Money

By Quinisha Jackson-Wright

And what to do if you want to see long-term financial gains.

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies

By Jason Horowitz

Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democracies grappling with the coronavirus.

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies

By Jason Horowitz

Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democracies grappling with the coronavirus.

He Needs Jobless Benefits. He Was Told to Find a Fax Machine.

By Patrick McGeehan

Thousands of newly unemployed New Yorkers desperate to stay afloat are being frustrated by the state’s 1970s-era technology.

Swift Aid Payments Keep Berlin’s Self-Employed Afloat Despite Shutdown

By Melissa Eddy

Within days, Germany’s capital distributed money to 150,000 artists, shop owners, hairdressers and other small-business owners and freelancers to cover basic expenses.

Bonus Pay for Hazardous Duty

A reader says the low-paid workers who are keeping things running and shelves stocked during the crisis deserve special compensation.

Decade of Job Growth Comes to an End, Undone by a Pandemic

By Nelson D. Schwartz and Patricia Cohen

After an expansion that added 22 million to U.S. payrolls, March registered a loss, and worse is yet to come.

Limitations of economic forecasting during coronavirus pandemic

By Philipp GrΓΌll

Germany's economy has gone into artificial hibernation to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Initial forecasts suggest this will be expensive but opinions about the extent vary widely. In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, the head of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Marcel Fratzscher, explains the limitations of economic forecasts.

Spain’s job market hammered by COVID-19

By Clea House

With more than 800,000 jobs lost in March, Spain’s labour market has suffered its worst month on record due to the coronavirus, the Spanish government said on Thursday (2 April). EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.

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