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32% of American workers have medical debt—and over half have defaulted on it

Almost a third of working Americans currently have some kind of outstanding medical debt, with about 28% owing $10,000 or more on their bills, according to a new survey from Salary Finance......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

These are the jobs displaced workers are taking as lockdowns ease

With unemployment at record levels in most states and reopening phases underway across the country, a number of Americans are pursuing newly created coronavirus-related jobs.   More than half of American workers have lost a job, hours or income due.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

More than half of workers at some meat plants test positive

More than half of workers at some American meat.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 5th, 2020

More than half of workers at some meat plants test positive for virus

More than half of workers at some American meat.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 5th, 2020

American hospitals have lost dozens of medical workers to the coronavirus. Here are some of their stories.

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2020

American hospitals have lost 27 medical workers to the coronavirus. Here are some of their stories.

Provided by the family of Thomas Pattugalan; Provided by Lakes Dunson Robertson Funeral Home; Provided by the family of Douglas Linn Hikok; Provide.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2020

Half Of American Workers Would Rather Work From Home Forever

Half Of American Workers Would Rather Work From Home Forever Submitted by Zippia Summary: Two thirds of all American workers are able to work from home 75% of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 14th, 2020

Hilton and American Express will offer hotel rooms free of charge to 1 million healthcare professionals working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic

Scott Olson/Getty Today, Hilton and American Express announced that they will offer hotel rooms free of charge for up to 1 million workers represented by 10 medical associations across the United States. Hilton and Americ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

Congress" coronavirus relief bill still doesn"t actually guarantee paid sick leave for around half of American workers

Associated Press House .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

Your love of the 4-day workweek would exclude half the American workforce

REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov While shorter workdays or workweeks might boost productivity and work-life balance for some, low-wage hourly workers, as well as nurses and teachers, would not immediately benefit from these changes, experts tell .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2019

American workers say jobs should do more to help them cope with mental health issues like depression and stress

Hero Images / Getty Images Half of US workers don't have mental health insurance, according to a new survey from the HR company Paychex. Paychex surveyed active employees and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

Bernie Sanders pushes new tax targeting large companies where CEOs earn far more than workers

The Democratic presidential candidate says the money raised from the tax would fund the elimination of Americans' medical debt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 1st, 2019

Trump"s 50-year bond dream saves little for American taxpayers

Donald Trump’s big idea to refinance America’s burgeoning debt by selling ultra-long-term bonds, locking in historically low interest rates for a half-century or more, has never been all that popular on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 13th, 2019

The costly retirement planning mistake most American workers are making right now

For Americans planning their retirement, more than half are making a poor assumption – that they will be able to still work during their golden years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 3rd, 2019

11 Medical Conditions Aspirin Can Treat

More than half of all Americans between the ages of 45 and 75 use aspirin, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The drug’s popularity is attributable to its........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 3rd, 2019

Capitol Report: Cresting wage gains ebb in March, but the tide isn’t turning against American workers

Two steps forward, a half step back — that’s probably the best way to view the slowdown in wage growth in March for American workers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Doctors" Bills Play Role In Majority Of Personal Bankruptcies 

Outstanding medical debt has become a common theme among personal bankruptcies in America, according to a March survey in the American.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 17th, 2019

Study: Almost half of diabetics skip medical care due to costs

Soaring insulin prices are prompting the American Medical Association to call for federal intervention.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Worldwide gun deaths hit 250,000 a year, and the US is among 6 countries that account for half of the fatalities

Brennan Linsely/AP A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that about 250,000 gun deaths occur around the world each year.  The US was.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

Half of All Firearms-Related Deaths Occur in 6 Countries

Results of a new study of firearm-related deaths were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Just six countries accounted for half the total in 2016 with Brazil and the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 29th, 2018

States Where People Are Too Sick to Work

Each year, American workers miss more than half a billion days due to illness and injury. While taking a sick day can sometimes not be avoided, a number of studies have shown that certain health........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 29th, 2018