When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many dental practices closed their doors. But Aava Dental, which has proudly served union members and their dependents for 20 years, stepped up to the front lines. Aava Offices are providing palliative emergency dental care for patients free of charge during the pandemic. If a dental emergency arises, said Aava’s…

More companies are moving to shield CEO pay from the pandemic downturn despite laying off and furloughing employees. Reuters reports: “Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH.N), which operates 95 U.S. car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its sales. Then it changed its executives’ pay packages…

Republicans are growing uneasy about the weekly $600 extra in unemployment that millions of Americans are receiving, though the GOP seems to be totally fine with all the stimulus funds that businesses are receiving. One alternative to the $600 is a “back to work” bonus that Republicans are starting to promote. Forbes reports: “White House…

Using language reminiscent of what one might read in a George Orwell novel, a White House adviser sparked outrage with categorization of America’s workers. CBS news reports: “Kevin Hassett, a top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, sparked indignation after saying that the nation’s ‘human capital stock’ is ready to return to work, with critics…

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