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USA: Unions call for greater protections for grocery store workers in response to death of at least 4 employees due to COVID-19
Author: Ashley Collman, Business Insider (USA)
At least 4 grocery store employees across the US have died of the coronavirus. Their union is demanding sanitary working conditions, protective gear, and hazard pay for these essential workers., 7 April 2020...
Author: Abha Bhattarai, The Washington Post
“Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus”, 06 April 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Supply chain workers
- Related companies: Giant Food (part of Ahold Delhaize) Kroger Trader Joe's (part of Aldi Nord) Walmart
Major apparel brands delay & cancel orders in response to pandemic, risking livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains
Major apparel brands and retailers are cancelling or postponing orders as the COVID-19 pandemic forces store closures in Europe and the United States, risking the livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains. As it is standard...
Author: Ze Mag
La vie de la plupart des gens a été complètement bouleversée par le virus Corona ou COVID-19 qui a balayé le monde Cela dit, je présente aujourd'hui 50 aides Lorsque la pression est forte et que les gouvernements sont surchargés, il appartient aux...
- Related stories: Pandémie de COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
- Related in-depth areas: Pandémie de COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Réponses apportées par les gouvernements et les entreprises
- Related companies: Adobe Systems Alphabet Amazon.com Apple Bank of America Bank of New York (part of BNY Mellon) BNY Mellon Charter Citigroup Comcast Delta Air Lines Deutsche Telekom Dolce & Gabbana Giorgio Armani Goldman Sachs Google (part of Alphabet) Hilton JPMorgan Chase Kering LinkedIn (part of Microsoft) Lululemon Athletica LVMH McDonald's Microsoft Morgan Stanley NBCUniversal (part of Comcast) Prada Salesforce.com Southwest Airlines Starbucks State Street T-Mobile (part of Deutsche Telekom) Uber Verizon VF Corp Walmart Wells Fargo
Author: Irene Jiang, Business Insider
From Walmart to Burger King's parent company, these 14 retail companies are changing their benefits policies amid the coronavirus pandemic, 16 March 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
- Related companies: Amazon.com Apple Arby's (joint venture Roark Capital & Wendy's) Buffalo Wild Wings Burger King Darden Restaurants DoorDash Instacart KFC (part of YUM!) Lowe's Postmates Starbucks Target Trader Joe's (part of Aldi Nord) Walmart
Author: Hannah Zhang, CNN Business
Dick's Sporting Goods will stop selling guns at 440 additional stores this year, escalating the company's methodical elimination of firearms from its stores. The move follows a series of decisions at Dick's to scale back gun sales. A few days after th...
India: Seven workers killed in fire at denim factory supplying to major intl. brands; Includes company comments
At least seven workers have been killed in a factory fire at Nandan Denim - India's largest denim supplier - which began on 8 February 2020. Police investigators said the factory had violated multiple regulations and the owner, a manager and a fire...
USA: Pharmacies involved in opioid litigation file subsequent lawsuit against physicians for their role in prescribing opioids
Author: Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post
"Major drugstore chains sue doctors in sprawling federal opioid case" 8 Jan 2020...
USA: Business Must Act Coalition calls on 29 companies to prohibit guns in their stores & invest in community safety
The Business Must Act Coalition, comprised of 26 civil society groups, believes that American businesses have a civic responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe from gun violence in the absence of US government action on gun reform. In...