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Brightline suspends service due to coronavirus, lays off more than 250 workers

The last train left from Miami at 5:50 p.m. and the layoffs reportedly impact workers from its operations department and management staff......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Clothing rental service Rent the Runway lays off workers amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S. clothing rental firm Rent the Runway said on Saturday it had laid off retail employees following temporary store closures amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 28th, 2020

Brightline suspends service due to coronavirus

Brightline temporarily suspended service of its South Florida trains Wednesday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The train line has stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Brightline's last northbound train departed from Mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Rawlings lays off 130 at Washington plant

Town & Country-based Rawlings Sporting Goods is laying off 130 workers at a plant in Washington, Missouri. "The layoff is a result of the unforeseeable, dramatic downturn in business caused by the coronavirus natural disaster resulting in postpone.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Instacart to distribute coronavirus safety kits after workers" strike

U.S. online grocery delivery company Instacart said on Thursday it will distribute free health and safety kits to full-service shoppers, days after its workers went on strike to call attention to safety and wage concerns over the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2020

Another Pinellas County resort closes, lays off workers due to coronavirus

Beachcomber Beach Resort in St. Petersburg is among the growing list of local hotels to shut down operations and lay off staff. The resort on Gulf Boulevard temporarily laid off 117 employees, a March 24 notification letter to the Florida Departm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Airbnb hosts to provide free rooms for British health workers

Airbnb hosts will provide free rooms for workers in Britain's National Health Service (NHS) to support their work during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 28th, 2020

8 creative ways that retailers, restaurants, and service workers are staying afloat during coronavirus shutdowns

Ashley Stewart/Business Insider The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in shutdowns and massive losses for retailers, restaurants, and their workers. But many are supplementing their income l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

VTA suspends light rail service after positive test

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority shut down its light rail service throughout Silicon Valley after an operator tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, the transit agency told its employees via email early Thursday. VTA general manage.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

McDonald’s suspends all-day breakfast

McDonald's Corp. is temporarily halting its all-day breakfast service across the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Chicago-based fast-food chain is suspending the popular service in order to streamline kitchen operations and increase e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

McDonald’s suspends all-day breakfast during coronavirus pandemic

McDonald's Corp. is temporarily halting its all-day breakfast service across the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Chicago-based fast-food chain is suspending the popular service in order to streamline kitchen operations and increase e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

United Airlines suspends just about all international service

United Airlines has shut down 95 percent of its international schedule at least through April due to the coronavirus crisis. Previously, United had signaled it would slash 85 percent of international service. Effective April 1, United said it wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2020

The Moneyist: How much do you tip the delivery person during the coronavirus pandemic?

The Moneyist breaks down what is appropriate to tip service-industry workers during the COVID-19 outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2020

Service industry workers face tough decisions during coronavirus pandemic

Health or finance? Service industry workers face tough decision as the coronavirus p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 19th, 2020

Service industry and gig workers out of work amid pandemic

The economic effects of coronavirus are particularly acute for those who cannot work from home and are afforded few protections, such as paid sick leave......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2020

Thousands of hospitality workers laid off amid pandemic

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has rocked the hospitality and service industries, abruptly leaving thousands across the country with no income. CNN's Jason Carroll reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2020

The Umstead Hotel and Spa lays off 300, will temporarily close due to coronavirus

The novel coronavirus outbreak is hitting the hospitality industry hard as business and vacation travel comes to a halt, and today the Triangle's elite luxury hotel is closing until further notice and laying off hundreds of workers. The Umstead Ho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

DoorDash suspends commissions for new and existing members in response to coronavirus

Third-party delivery service DoorDash said Tuesday that it is suspending commissions for new and existing restaurant members as part of a p.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2020

The Moneyist: They’re exposing themselves to the risk of coronavirus — so how much do you tip the delivery person and Uber driver?

The Moneyist breaks down what is appropriate to tip service-industry workers during the COVID-19 outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2020

Amazon to hire 100,000 workers to deal with coronavirus demand

Retailers are ramping up hiring as delivery and service workers increasingly become indispensable to Amer.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 16th, 2020

The Moneyist: How much do you tip the delivery person and Uber driver during the coronavirus pandemic?

The Moneyist breaks down what is appropriate to tip service-industry workers during the COVID-19 outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2020