Washington state halted unemployment payments for two days as they tried to block $1.6 million of fraudulent claims. While the state has not been ravaged by unemployment, about 1 million unemployed workers still seek aid.
A Tennessee Congressman hopes to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority from outsourcing 108 of its IT jobs to foreign companies. “It is incomprehensible that TVA would outsource jobs held by hard-working Americans.”
By Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times/Free Press | May 14, 2020
The coronavirus has revolutionized how Americans work and those changes could be permanent. For many organizations, this coronavirus-caused shift to working from home could be a welcome excuse for change.
As workers slowly begin returning to work after shelter-in-place orders are lifted, employers will have to make adjustments to ensure worker safety, like new office configurations and more remote workers.
By Chase DiFeliciantonio, San Francisco Chronicle | May 6, 2020
How to put CARES Act funding to work NOW to respond to the surge in citizen outreach. This strategy guide answers pressing questions and offers ways to improve public response in days, rather than weeks.