A lot of gig workers in the United States should be classified as "employees" who deserve work benefits, President Joe Biden's labor secretary said on April 29, suggesting a shift in policy that is likely to raise costs for companies that depend on contractors such as Uber and Lyft.
President Joe Biden signed his $1.9 trillion stimulus bill into law on Thursday, commemorating the one-year anniversary of a U.S. lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic with a measure designed to bring relief to Americans and boost the economy.
During the pandemic, we have seen how the power of technology allows businesses to continue to operate. But businesses will need to keep leveraging technology to continue adapting and stay competitive.
The Rauch Foundation, a Long Island-based organization that invests in community growth, is conducting a survey for local entrepreneurs to learn how COVID-19 has impacted their business.
Compared to a year ago, unemployment is down and the private sector has added jobs by the thousands.