Coronavirus: The Good, The Bad and The Lovely

Coronavirus: The Good, The Bad and The Lovely



The Coronavirus has stymied the growth of a booming American economy and is threatening to trigger a recession that will affect the world. In response, some companies are massively hiring workers who are struggling during these uncertain times. However, does that good will signal something that Americans should be wary of? In this episode of Tribe TV, Jim Stroud – VP, Marketing for Proactive Talent, examines the economic impact of the Coronavirus, how businesses are coping and how even the worst of times bring out the best in people. / Please subscribe to this blog – NOW. New episodes are produced twice monthly.


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Walmart hiring 150,000 new workers and giving bonuses to current staff

Instacart plans to hire 300,000 more workers as demand surges for grocery deliveries

Dollar General hiring 50,000 nationwide

Pizza delivery in a pandemic: Domino’s is hiring 10,000 workers

CVS to hire 50,000 workers to deal with coronavirus rush, give bonuses to employees

Why PepsiCo is hiring 6,000 full-time US workers during the coronavirus pandemic…

Kroger hiring more than 10,000, changing store hours as coronavirus spurs panic buying

Black and Hispanic unemployment is at a record low

Unemployment rate hits record low for Asian Americans

Unemployment Rate for Women Falls to Lowest Since 1953

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 50-Year Low

Jobless claims set to skyrocket by 700 percent in one week as U.S. sees “unprecedented surge in layoffs”—Goldman Sachs

Lidl hiring up to 1,000 temporary employees and offering COVID-19 medical coverage ::

Will Begin Offering All Contract Workers Benefits…

CVS Health to Provide Bonuses, Add Benefits and Hire 50,000 in Response to Pandemic

PepsiCo To Provide Enhanced Benefits To All U.S. Employees And Additional Compensation To U.S. Frontline During Unprecedented Health Pandemic

Small businesses could crumble in mere weeks as coronavirus pandemic exacts toll

Small-business owners face tough decisions as they wait for government loans to arrive…

‘We’re risking our lives’: Why Amazon warehouse workers are walking out over coronavirus fears

Union sues to get hazardous duty pay for federal workers at risk of coronavirus exposure

‘This is not a game’: Perdue plant employees walk out over COVID-19 concerns

“Pittsburgh garbage collectors protest, demanding protective gear “We risk our life every time we grab a garbage bag,” one worker said.”…

Uber and Lyft drivers protest to demand more benefits during coronavirus crisis: Rideshare workers are calling for enforcement of California’s AB5 which would allow them at least three days of paid sick leave”…

Thousands of grocery delivery workers plan to strike for better protection | NBC Nightly News


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