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Large employers push back on U.S. healthcare mergers during coronavirus crisis

A group representing some of the largest U.S. employers has asked Congress for a year-long ban on mergers and acquisitions among hospitals and doctors groups that received government money to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

10 companies boosting benefits so employees don"t feel isolated or lonely in the middle of the coronavirus crisis

Ted S. Warren/AP Images Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more companies are stepping up their mental health benefit offerings for employees.  Some 53% of 256 employers surveyed by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions reported prov.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 18th, 2020

Fed"s Powell warns coronavirus recovery could stretch through end of 2021

Powell appeared to push back against the possibility of a so-called "V-shaped" rebound, noting it was "unlikely" the U.S. will bounce back to pre-crisis levels by the end of the year.  .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2020

Capitol Report: Republican lawmakers criticize Democrats for telling 5 public companies to return small-business loans

Republican members of a new watchdog panel on Wednesday push back against their Democratic colleagues’ demand that five public companies return emergency loans meant for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

Coronavirus has cooled M&A. Here’s what it will take for a rebound.

The ongoing pandemic halted the market's appetite for mergers and acquisitions, but with the right conditions, it could be the first activity to come back......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

COVID-19: Healthcare designers look to the future of medical facilities in light of coronavirus pandemic

The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has released the key findings of a survey of its members revealing their insights on the future of healthcare architecture and the role of design in the context of the COVID-19 healthcare crisis......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 22nd, 2020

A California cafe reopens with a payroll loan, but the future unclear

Chris and Amy Hillyard opened their Oakland, California restaurant late last month for the first time since mid-March, thanks in large part to a government loan aimed at tiding over small firms during the worst of the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2020

Cramer: "I see tremendous, tremendous tall office buildings with nobody in them" post-coronavirus

Employers and workers will be reluctant to fully return to offices during the coronavirus crisis, CNBC's Jim Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 12th, 2020

World’s second-largest ticket seller Eventim holding back millions in refunds from canceled events during coronavirus crisis

Eventim will hold on to a portion of refunds for events that are canceled because of coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020

Why meatpacking plants have become COVID-19 hot spots

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

A secret algorithm is deciding who will die in America

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Instacart’s frantic dash from grocery app to essential service

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Which hospitals received the biggest CARES grants?

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Ford to restart most U.S. factories May 18

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

American manufacturing can"t handle the coronavirus

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Store workers become enforcers of social distancing rules

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

City could limit number of park-goers as its virus death toll nears 20,000

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

U.S. companies got emergency government loans despite having months of cash

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Essential workers still lack basic safety protections on the job

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

April jobs report to show record unemployment from coronavirus

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020

Jobless rate triples to 14.7% in sharpest labor downturn in U.S. history

In the harshest downturn for American workers in U.S. history, employers cut in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%. Back in February, before the coronavirus<…; pandemic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2020