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15 april 2020

20:43
Today, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement regarding the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program:...

17:23
(AANA) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain not just the physical and emotional well-being of front-line healthcare workers, many are also facing a financial burden and strain on their personal lives. The American Association of Nurse...

16:41
Registered nurses at St. Luke's Hospital and Tobey Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, began distributing 700 FDA-approved KN95 respirator masks to their colleagues on April 15 to help ensure every nurse and healthcare...

16:37
As the U.S. acts with speed and scale to support frontline health worker heroes during the COVID-19 crisis, a key group of heroes is in danger of being left behind....

16:16
Unifor calls expanded access to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) a positive step but says that additional support measures are needed for essential workers. "This increased access will provide benefit to tens of thousands of Unifor...

15:49
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear is among the selection of transportation leaders named by President Trump to the administration's Great American Economic Revival initiative, which is convening bipartisan groups of...

15:00
The National Association of Wine Retailers this week delivered individual letters, and a message, to Attorneys General and the chief Alcohol Beverage regulators in 18 states. The letters articulate NAWR's legal position and its advice to NAWR members...

13:07
A group of U.S. mattress manufacturers and unions, which has asked the U.S. government to investigate potential illegal subsidies and dumping of imported mattresses, is responding to false allegations from importing companies. In March, U.S. mattress...

12:38
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wants to highlight the decisions of First Nations leaders who have contributed, to date, to limiting the spread of COVID-19 within their communities. It must be noted that the instructions...

12:20
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical Contractors Association, David Long, issued the following statement on being named to the Great American Economic Revival Industry Group for Construction/Labor/Workforce:...

11:41
One of the largest and most influential construction unions, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), is calling on Congress to protect the nation's 11 million US construction workers both on and off the job site. "While many...

10:07
As COVID-19 continues to create economic uncertainty, the Solar Impulse Foundation urges recovery focused on environmental protection. "The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day is our wake-up call," says Bertrand Piccard, founder of the not-for-profit...

10:04
Inhabit IQ, a unique collective of software solutions serving the vacation and property management industries, has joined the fight to protect the vacation rental industry by donating to the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) Advocacy...

09:30
The Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) called on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to reject its staff's recommendation that FirstEnergy Advisors be approved to be a statewide energy broker and aggregator. (Link to complete...

09:11
The KW Miller Congressional Committee ("Committee") has delivered a "Fairness and Voter Fraud" notice to Florida Secretary of State, Laurel Lee regarding the pending 2020 Congressional Primaries. The Committee expressed their serious concerns about...

09:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) states that the conditions under which registered nurses and health-care professionals are working in long-term care homes are "unfathomable."...

08:45
4Front Ventures Corp. ("4Front" or the "Company") announced today that, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable populations, it will shift some of its manufacturing capabilities at its Washington production facility to...

08:18
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's expanded orders limiting the rights of Michiganders to move freely between personal residences and to provide for their own basic needs has gone too far, leading Citizens for Free Speech (CFFS) to demand her...

08:00
AMC Institute announced that they have retained Polsinelli's Public Policy Practice, led by the Honorable John Shadegg and the Honorable Alan D. Wheat. The Polsinelli Pubic Policy team will drive the AMC Institute's advocacy efforts before Congress...

07:59
In the 1940's, America was sold fluoridation with the false equivalency that pollutants (hydrofluorosilicic acid or sodium fluoride), when added to public water supplies, acts similarly as naturally fluoridated water to safely reduce tooth decay -...

07:30
Today the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation committed $1 million in books and educational resources to support Canadian children in high-needs communities during the COVID-19 pandemic....

05:01
Today the National Safety Council and more than 50 partner organizations with employees at worksites across the country penned a letter to Vice President Mike Pence urging the federal government to provide COVID-19 testing resources to employers with...

04:00
United Nations Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens released the following statement in response to the U.S. Administration's announcement of its intention to withhold funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) pending a review of its...


14 april 2020

20:52
British Columbia based social activist, freedom of speech advocate, blogger, and international businessman, Satinder Dhillon, has filed a historic and landmark application to the Supreme Court of Canada. In the filing, Dhillon's attorney asks the...

16:30
Corus Entertainment and Rogers Sports...

15:30
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is the first and only national medical organization to call on the federal government to immediately develop and implement a widespread COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing and Support Strategy to help...

14:24
Amid a pandemic that has drastically changed the lives of millions of Americans in just weeks, Timeshare Exit Team is reaching out directly to Jason Gamel, CEO and President of the American Resort Development Association, with a proposal to work...

14:02
Today, The Kroger Co., America's largest supermarket, and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America's largest food and retail union, issued a joint statement calling on federal and state government to take swift...

13:59
The following is a statement from the Georgia State Medical Association regarding COVID-19 testing: With the rising number of cases in the United States and especially in hotspots such as New York City, Chicago, and New Orleans, the imperative for...

13:25
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has sent a letter to the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate urging that the "Interim Supplemental" currently being negotiated provide $53.55 billion in emergency fiscal...

12:55
In honor of One Boston Day, April 15th, through Patriots' Day on April 20th, John Hancock is harnessing the spirit and resiliency of Bostonians by partnering with nonprofit Off Their Plate to provide more than 8,500 nutritious meals to the essential...

12:51
With much of the country under stay-at-home orders, the TurfMutt Foundation, which directs the TurfMutt environmental education and stewardship program, urges public officials to allow people to get outdoors in public green spaces, such as parks,...

12:44
As the COVID-19 pandemic surges across Massachusetts, nurses and healthcare professionals on the front lines have identified crucial areas in which healthcare facilities and state officials must improve response, including:...

12:33
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "When the COVID-19 outbreak first reached the U.S., the country's response to the epidemic was hamstrung by extensive and unnecessary regulations...

12:08
Last week, nextSource reached out to over 5,400 legislators, industry analysts and professional association members to advocate for greater protections and benefits for Temporary Workers - including contract laborers, independent contractors and...

12:00
(AANA) -- To date, 12 state governors have issued executive orders to suspend restrictions on full scope of practice for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) supports these positive...

11:08
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is deeply concerned for vulnerable populations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Persons with disabilities, persons with chronic diseases, refugees, older people, etc., are particularly exposed to the pandemic. Displaced families...

11:00
ScholarRx today announced a new partnership with AMSA, the American Medical Student Association, which is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States....

09:51
On March 17, Teamsters Local 727 filed an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for the Hyatt Place O'Hare LLC, d/b/a Hyatt Place and affiliated with the Hyatt Hotels Corporation shuttle bus drivers in Rosemont, who...

09:00
Nurse Practitioner Danese Rexroad, Medical Provider at virtual healthcare company Ways2Well, is urging Texans to get health screenings now in order to prepare for the ongoing spread of COVID-19. "There's nothing more important than Texans being at...

09:00
This May, NOF will commemorate National Osteoporosis Month with the launch of new resources created to provide an easy-to-follow path for Americans to learn about good bone health. NOF will kickoff its 10,000 Steps a Day in May Challenge and share a...

08:37
The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on NSMC President Dr. David Roberts and Partners HealthCare to step up efforts to protect and support nurses and healthcare workers...

08:36
In the midst of a crisis for Vermont's dairy farms and artisan cheesemakers, an insurgent farmer proposes a radical restructuring of Vermont. John Klar announced his GOP challenge to incumbent Republican Governor Phil Scott last October: now he...

08:00
In an effort to prevent healthy and sick Americans alike from visiting doctors' offices in person and risk potentially spreading or contracting the novel coronavirus, the Trump administration recently announced that Medicare will now cover the costs...

07:00
While the Canada Emergency Business Accounts are welcome relief for small businesses able to access them, many are reporting that eligibility requirements are shutting them out, according to a new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent...

04:00
Concern is growing that prescription drug shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic may cause significant spikes in prescription drug costs for retirees, The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) warns. "Some of the recent data, and email from the public...

03:00
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of liberation of Vienna from the Nazi forces, Rossotrudnichestvo and The Russian Military Historical Society (RVIA), offered a virtual tour of the best known spots of Soviet military bravery. This tour became a part...

00:15
The following is a statement by Dr. Josh Eisen, candidate for New York's 17th Congressional District in Congress:  Mark Cuban recently complained that American banks are "playing games" by holding up loans under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP)....


13 april 2020

17:50
In response to news reports that an emergency physician has temporarily lost custody of her child because of her job on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis, the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), William Jaquis, MD,...

16:36
One hundred and sixty employees at a YRCW Freight call center are frightened their workplace could be the next hot spot. Despite a confirmed COVID-19 case, the call center has continued business as usual....