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The Moneyist: One of my coworkers was diagnosed with coronavirus, but the office was not cleaned. Can I be fired for refusing to go in?

‘The owner is also seeing patients that are from Lakewood, N.J., one of the hot spots for the virus, and they are not using any precautions.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Gulch Crossing office building undergoing deep cleaning after tenant contracts coronavirus

The Gulch Crossing office building closed early Thursday evening for extensive cleaning, after a tenant was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The co-working company Industrious notified its clients that someone who uses its hub in the building at 1033 De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2020

Mastercard shuts Sao Paulo office, NY site after employee diagnosed with coronavirus

Mastercard Inc closed its office in Sao Paulo and an annex location near its headquarters in New York after an employee was diagnosed with coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

Facebook closes Seattle office after contractor catches coronavirus

Facebook Inc said on Thursday a contractor at its Seattle office has been diagnosed with the coronavirus and that it would shut the location through March 9......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 5th, 2020

Facebook confirms contractor in Seattle diagnosed with coronavirus

Facebook Inc on Thursday confirmed that a contractor at a Seattle office has been diagnosed with the coronavirus and the social media giant said it would close that location until March 9......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 5th, 2020

Coronavirus fears spur Amazon workers in New York to walk off job until building is cleaned

Amazon employees at a New York City warehouse plan to walk out Monday, as more workers demand better protections.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday13 hr. 51 min. ago

Working from home in North Texas? Show us your home office space

Like many residents of North Texas, my workspace has changed a great deal over the last few weeks. For safety and health reasons related to the coronavirus, beginning on March 13, the Dallas Business Journal asked its employees to work from home .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2020

A Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients says "a lot fewer people would have died" if the Chinese government acted sooner

STR/AFP via Getty Images Wei Guixian, a 57-year-old seafood vendor in Wuhan, China, was among the first 27 people to be diagnosed with the coronavirus, which originated from the wet market w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

A resource guide for Hawaii small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

In attempts to limit COVID-19's reach across the Islands, numerous Hawaii businesses have adjusted operations or completely closed, resulting in a wave of lost revenue and furloughed and fired workers. As these companies grapple with the continuing effe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

You can’t get fired for having the coronavirus, but your boss can take your temperature — how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping workplace laws

Workers can’t be terminated for coughing on the job, and employees can ask their boss to pay for hand sanitizer, experts told MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Trump poured scorn on Europe"s handling of the coronavirus. Now he is presiding over the worst outbreak in the world.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Announcing a European travel ban in an Oval Office speech on Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

The Moneyist: ‘All they care about is making money.’ My manager told me to remove my face mask at work. Do face masks work?

‘Wearing the mask makes me feel safer and helps to guard me against coronavirus. It does not interfere with my ability to do my job.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

WeWork reassures investors it has enough cash to weather coronavirus downturn

In a global downturn, WeWork's business model of renting short-term office space, while holding longer-term leases, is particularly vulnerable......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 26th, 2020

WeWork has enough cash to meet coronavirus challenges: letter

Shared-office operator WeWork told investors on Thursday the $4.4 billion in cash and cash commitments it had at year-end 2019 is enough to execute its five-year plan and manage the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

UAB will take part in global clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment

UAB will take part in a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored global clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of therapeutic agents in hospitalized adult patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus).  The drug remd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

The coronavirus relief bill lets the US Post Office take a page from Amazon"s delivery playbook

AP/Brynn Anderson As part of a $10 billion relief package for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

India"s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario

As the coronavirus pandemic pushes India into a lockdown, the call centres and IT services firms that function as the world's back office are struggling to piece together work-from-home solutions and other business-continuity plans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

Coronavirus and work: Fla. employee says she was fired after asking to work from home

A manager told the employee to return her laptop and her "assignment was over."        A manager told the employee to return her laptop and her "assignment was over."       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 25th, 2020

WeWork offers $100 daily bonus for going to the office

WeWork is offering a $100-a-day bonus to certain employees to keep its offices running in the U.S. and Canada during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

Medical office campus in Highlands Ranch sells for $33.5M

Two major players in Colorado health care have temporarily closed locations at the campus due to the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Would you go to the office for a $100-a-day bonus? That"s WeWork"s offer to some employees

WeWork is offering a $100-a-day bonus to certain employees to keep its offices running in the U.S. and Canada during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020