Scotland voted in a measure that only a handful of countries have passed. The Independent reports: “Scotland has become the latest country to block companies based in tax havens from accessing coronavirus bailout funds, in a move that will increase pressure on Boris Johnson’s government to introduce similar measures. MSPs approved new rules on Wednesday…

Business left out of the COVID-19 paycheck protection program loans received good news from a Lakers legend. CNBC reports: “With the future of small businesses in urban communities at risk, former National Basketball Association great Magic Johnson has stepped in to offer assistance. The CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises collaborated with MBE Capital Partners to…

Over 100 Santa Monica hotel workers took action designed to call attention to the need for healthcare coverage through the COVID-19 pandemic. The demonstration comes after hundreds of hotel workers in Long Beach and Santa Monica participated in car caravans to call attention to the need for healthcare coverage through the crisis. Unemployment exceeds 90% in…

Kroger workers who are risking their lives to keep the grocery store going will no longer receive ‘hero pay.’ New York Magazine reports: “What Kroger giveth, Kroger taketh away. The national grocery-store chain will end a $2 per hour ‘hero pay’ bonus for workers on May 17, the United Food and Commercial Workers union announced…

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