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Federal aid package approved for thousands of laid off Boeing workers

The news comes two weeks after the state's Democratic lawmakers had petitioned U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia for help......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Dark day for workers as thousands lose jobs including 15,000 at Boeing rival Airbus.

The U.K. government’s job support package has paid the wages of 9.3 million workers since April, but in August it will be relaxed and there are fears this could cause a wave of unemployment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2020

From museums and restaurants to law firms and supermarkets, thousands of Chicago-area businesses got PPP loans worth $1 million or more

The Small Business Administration on Monday released a list of some of the businesses approved for federal payroll protection loans, and a lot of prominent Chicago-area companies received funds to help them through the coron.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 6th, 2020

Federal relief package for independent restaurants could help Seattle owners left behind by PPP

If approved, the funding will be sorely needed in Seattle and throughout Washington state, where many restaurants have been closed for several weeks due to Covid-19......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

$120B federal relief package for independent restaurants could help Hawaii restaurateurs left behind by PPP

If approved, the funding will be sorely needed throughout Hawaii, where many restaurants are starting to reopen dining rooms at smaller capacities due to the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

$120B federal relief package for independent restaurants could help North Texas restaurateurs left behind by PPP

If approved, the funding will be sorely needed in Dallas-Fort Worth and throughout Texas, where record numbers of new cases have been consistently reported for the last week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2020

$120B federal relief package for independent restaurants could help Jacksonville restaurateurs left behind by PPP

If approved, the funding will be sorely needed throughout Florida, where many restaurants have had to temporarily close down again incidents of Covid-19 at their establishments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2020

Hotel Parq Central brings back laid-off workers with federal aid

Like many in the hospitality industry, Hotel Parq Central in Albuquerque has had a rough few months. Following a wave of statewide government restrictions in March meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus, event bookings and room reservation.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Lawmakers say FAA stonewalling on Boeing 737 Max documents

The chairman of a Senate committee accused the Federal Aviation Administration of failing to respond to legislators trying to understand how the agency approved the Boeing 737 Max, which.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 17th, 2020

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers (BA)

JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max, the same day it announced it was laying off nearly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2020

Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, thousands more planned

Boeing Co said Wednesday it was eliminating more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, including involuntary layoffs of 6,770 U.S. workers as the largest American planemaker restructures in the face of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

Boeing begins its layoffs

Locally, workers at Spirit AeroSystems laid off because of Boeing's production declines began leaving the company nearly two weeks ago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020

Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs with thousands more planned

Boeing Co said Wednesday it was eliminating more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, including laying off 6,770 U.S. workers as the largest American planemaker restructures in the face of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

Thousands of Illinois families with mixed immigration status have been denied stimulus checks. Lawsuits and lawmakers push to change ‘these inequities.’

Illinois lawmakers are urging Congress to strike language in the federal relief package that denies financial assistance to U.S. cit.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 12th, 2020

Thousands of stranded cruise workers are finally being allowed to disembark ships in the US after cruise companies agree to strict deals with CDC (NCLH, CCL, RCL)

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Since Monday, thousands of cruise ship crew members have been approved by .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2020

Unemployment claims: 4.4 million more file for jobless aid; 1 in 6 US workers have lost jobs since coronavirus hit

More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as coronavirus job cuts escalated, the federal government said. About 1 in 6 American workers have now.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 24th, 2020

D.C. coming up empty in latest coronavirus relief bill

The $484 billion coronavirus relief package approved Tuesday by the Senate does not include any provisions to address the federal funding D.C. leaders said the District was shorted in March’s $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package. The landm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2020

Boeing makes sweeping executive changes, shifting more power to Chicago

Boeing revealed the changes as it prepares to eliminate thousands of jobs, significantly reduce airplane production and receive a federal government bailout amid the deadly global pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2020

Wisconsin businesses approved for 10th-highest amount in funds from fast-dwindling PPP loan program

Businesses can apply for PPP loans through banks and other SBA lenders to access the pool of loan funds created through the federal stimulus package, dubbed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2020

Howard Schultz urges Trump and Congress to act swiftly with small business aid

The former Starbucks CEO and chairman recently created ThePlateFund, which is disbursing one-time $500 payments to thousands of laid-off restaurant workers in King County......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2020

Coronavirus notebook: Boeing printing face shields for FEMA, lender donates $1M

Boeing Co. is set to produce thousands of reusable, 3D-printed face shields weekly to be donated for use by health care workers serving during the coronavirus pandemic, and delivered an initial shipment of 2,300 on Friday. The company said it is prod.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2020