NYC Amazon workers threaten walkout due to COVID-19 concerns
An employee has reportedly tested positive at the JFK8 facility, which has about 4,500 full-time employees including about 200 from Long Island.
Former TSR CEO files $1M lawsuit over severance pay
The Hauppauge computer consulting company says Christopher Hughes was fired for cause; he says he resigned for “good reason.”
Grocers, pizza chains hiring thousands on LI
Stop & Shop, Walmart, CVS, Dominos need more workers to help stock shelves, staff warehouses and handle deliveries.
Slim pay hikes likely in coronavirus world
With the full impact of the coronavirus on businesses yet to be seen, the budgets for salary increases and hiring will likely be modest.
Jobs ‘ripped out from under us’: LI workers’ stories
As recently as two weeks ago, they weren’t worried about job security. Then, the virus changed everything.
Fire, yes, virus, no: Insurance coverage falls short
Business interruption insurance, designed to help in a short-term crisis, typically excludes losses due to viruses or bacteria.
Most contractors and builders must stop working
Updated state guidelines say work must stop, with some exceptions, and fines can run $10,000.
Application for disaster loans exposed business owners’ personal data
U.S. Small Business Administration said victims are being notified individually and offered free credit monitoring for one year.
LI company: COVID-19 test kits almost ready to ship
Hundreds of thousands of 15-minute COVID-19 test kits will be ready to distribute in the United States by Monday, Henry Schein said
NY top court: App-based drivers are employees
The Court of Appeals rules couriers for companies such as Postmates are not independent contractors.