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NY looks at Amazon firing
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March 31, 2020 - 1:40 pm
New York's Attorney General wants a closer look into Amazon employee's termination
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March 31, 2020 - 12:49 pm
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Two Texas teens spent their spring break building a website to help people find what grocery items are in stock at local stores, as the novel coronavirus pandemic has led to a run on many basic necessities. "When we came back from college, we realized that our parents were really...
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March 31, 2020 - 12:35 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Just two hours after Amazon warehouse worker Chris Smalls organized a protest on Monday over fears of a coronavirus outbreak at one of the company's busiest fulfillment centers, he says he was fired over the phone. "We all know this is retaliation. There's no way around it. I took a...
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March 31, 2020 - 8:52 am
(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: Markets slip slightly U.S...
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March 31, 2020 - 7:25 am
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- An initiative that started over a text chain among moms has donated over 600 meals to hospital workers in South Carolina on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative, started by Whitney Klomparens, Suzi Pigg and Leigh Ann Garrett, uses donated money to buy...
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An employee of a bank wearing a face mask watches the computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
KNSS News
March 30, 2020 - 10:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to...
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March 30, 2020 - 1:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A group of workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York City walked off the job and went on strike Monday afternoon, demanding the company shut down and thoroughly clean the sprawling facility after they say multiple employees there have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Fear...
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March 30, 2020 - 11:42 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., will stop paying its musicians despite expecting to receive some $25 million in aid from the recently signed coronavirus national stimulus package, a union that represents the orchestra said. The center's president,...
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March 30, 2020 - 10:09 am
(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy. For more on financial resources...
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March 30, 2020 - 8:02 am
When working at all during the COVID-19 outbreak employees must set boundaries. Dr. Dodson shares the best way to talk to employers about our boundaries and feelings during a time with a lot of uncertainty.
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