Layoffs

Michael Conforto spent ‘frustrating' MLB pause as Mets' union voice

Michael Conforto spent ‘frustrating' MLB pause as Mets' union voice

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Michael Conforto's stress level surged during baseball's layoff, well beyond the concern of his strained oblique or the coronavirus outbreak that threatened the season. As the...
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Mets' Luis Rojas: Yoenis Cespedes has been sprinting

Mets' Luis Rojas: Yoenis Cespedes has been sprinting

23 hours ago   |   New York Post

Yoenis Cespedes' legs might be the most heavily scrutinized body part in spring training 2.0 for the Mets. If he can run, he can play. And from reports manager Luis Rojas has...
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European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food

1 day ago   |   NY Times

In the pandemic, the United States has relied on expanded unemployment benefits, while European governments have subsidized wages, avoiding a surge in joblessness.
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Immigration Officers Face Furloughs as Visa Applications Plunge

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.
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The 4 books one early retiree used to quit working at age 34 with $3 million in the bank

The 4 books one early retiree used to quit working at age 34 with $3 million in the bank

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai retired early at age 34 with $3 million in the bank. He told Business Insider his net worth was a combination of dedicated savings and a...
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U.K. Manufacturers Call for Investment, Warn of Mass Layoffs

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

U.K. manufacturers are calling for added financial support when the government announces spending plans next week, as a survey shows almost 75% of companies in the sector could...
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U.S. Job-Growth Optimism Tempered by Stall in States' Reopenings

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. labor market made greater progress than expected last month digging out of a deep hole, yet optimism over the rebound was tempered by stubbornly high layoffs and a...
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Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Mass MoCA, the Norman Rockwell Museum and the Clark Art Institute will reopen this month, with programming changes and social-distancing measures.
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Monthly Unemployment Numbers: Job Market Recovering Slowly During Pandemic

2 days ago   |   NPR

The Labor Department issues its monthly report on employment and unemployment Thursday. The job market is slowly recovering from a tidal wave of layoffs triggered by the...
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The U.K. has an ambitious plan to prevent mass layoffs. What's with the latest firing spree then?

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Across the U.K., the job cuts have...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...