According to the Kaiser Health Foundation, about 49 percent of all Americans get their health insurance from their employer. That raises an important question regarding COVID-19: Can private employers require workers to be vaccinated?
The retailer said the one-time bonuses would go to front-line employees in the United States working in the run up to Christmas.
The strike involves an estimated 2,500 people, the Verdi union said, and is set to last until Saturday, affecting six Amazon distribution facilities across the country.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average's close above 30,000 for the first time in history underscores the underlying strength of the U.S. economy and hopes for a complete recovery from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious diseases expert, told CBS News that people traveling for the holidays "are going to get us into even more trouble than we're in right now".
The former Fed Chair has a mixed record on fiscal policy, having called for debt-reduction measures that are closer to austerity but also touting the need for "extraordinary fiscal support" in the pandemic.
The stock market rally is at odds with claims Trump made during the election campaign that a Biden victory would lead to a crash.
Workers in the Bessemer fulfillment center, which has about 1,500 employees, have partnered with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) in an effort to become a union under the organization name BAmazon Union.
Unilever is hoping to increase sales five-fold by 2027 through its label The Vegan Butcher and dairy-free ice cream from Ben & Jerry's, Magnum and Wall's.
The last time Bitcoin saw a spike of this magnitude was 2017, when price gains were largely fuelled by a swell in consumer interest, with markets closely matching trends in online search engines. This time, some analysts say it's different.
Retail sales increased less than expected in October and are set to slow further, held back by the second wave of the pandemic and the uncertainty over when the next round of government support will come.
The more than 75.6 million votes Biden won in the 2020 election led him to victory in nearly all of the country's top 100 most powerful local economies.
The sales were positive news for the e-commerce giant after COVID-19 shutdowns, but China's competition authorities announced proposals this week to tackle monopolies in the sector.
With millions still out of work, and companies in badly-hit sectors floundering, the mood in the market is mixed.
While investors have weighed the possibility of a potentially disorderly transfer of power, some feel the potential legal challenges brought by the Trump campaign are without teeth.
Black Friday lands on November 27 this year. At least, that's the day after Thanksgiving, when Black Friday is traditionally held. But retailers, desperate to start the Christmas shopping season as early as possible to cut their losses, started their Black Friday sales as early as Mid-October.
The Trump Plaza Casino, his last namesake Atlantic City property, is set for implosion January 29, just days after President-elect Biden's presumptive Inauguration Day.
"I've now been sprayed with tear gas and champagne in the same spot," remarked one Washington D.C. Biden supporter celebrating near the White House.
Uber, Lyft and other app-based work companies say the passage of Proposition 22 in California, which allows drivers to be classified as independent contractors instead of employees, will save the industry—and jobs. But not everyone's convinced it's a good deal for gig workers.
U.S. futures swung wildly as no clear winner had emerged and prospects of a contested election increased.
The dollar has strengthened over the past week, despite being down on Election Day, though it is still down around 10 percent since March.