Delta is downgraded to the ‘junk’ pile—and may soon have lots of company

After weeks of pessimism about how the $10 trillion corporate debt sector would fare as the coronavirus outbreak has brought the U.S. economy to a near-halt, it appears the dominoes are beginning to fall. On Tuesday, Delta Air Lines saw its credit rating downgraded to “junk” territory by S&P Global Ratings. Already at the lowest […]

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Electricity workers threaten showdown with FG, employers over COVID-19

Minister of Power, Sale Mamman Victor Young Workers in the nation’s power sector, under the aegis of National Union of Electricity Employees, yesterday threatened to shut down the power sector in the next 24 hour if the Ministry of Power and other employers in the sector fail to adequate precautionary measures to protect staff. In […]

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NFL to implement coronavirus guidelines, including facilities closures

The NFL will implement league-wide workplace and operational guidelines Wednesday night that largely reflect those put in place by local and state governments across the country in recent days as protections against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. In a memo sent to teams Tuesday night, commissioner Roger Goodell said the guidelines were meant to […]

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Tuesday night owls. EPI calculates 3.4 million new claims for jobless benefits were filed last week

TOP COMMENTS • HIGH IMPACT STORIES  QUOTATION “Too many Americans who are uninsured or under-insured do not receive regular checkups because they can’t afford coverage or their insurance doesn’t cover enough of the costs. The lack of preventive care results in countless emergency room visits and health care disasters for families.”          […]

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NUPENG threatens mass withdrawal of members over COVID- 19

Victor Young Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday expressed serious concerns over the risk exposures of members in the informal sector of the petroleum industry because of their daily exposures and contacts with all manners of people in the cause of their work. In a statement by its President and General […]

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