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The arts-and-crafts chain has refused to close all its stores. Here's an inside look at the turmoil in one location where a shopper revealed they might be infected.
The Times used a chart to put the 3.3 million new unemployment claims into haunting perspective.
Several other luxury hotels stepped up later to offer beds to medical workers in the midst of the pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
The co-owner of Gerrity's Supermarket in Pennsylvania called the alleged act a "very twisted prank" that made him "absolutely sick to my stomach."
Workers say they're being pushed to the brink, even as the company fails to protect them from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company told landlords it can't pay due to the coronavirus pandemic.
JoAnn Fabrics, Michaels and GameStop all got hit with cease-and-desist orders for staying open as the coronavirus spreads.
Even as power companies suspend disconnections amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many are likely falling through gaping cracks in state and company policies.
Many companies think they're part of the "critical infrastructure" allowed to carry on despite COVID-19. But their employees feel anguish over working right now.
Employees at the company's California call center have been told to continue working despite a statewide shelter-in-place order.
The company appeared to change its policy after this article's initial publication.
Essential retailers are allowed to stay open during areas hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak because they provide things like food and medicine.
Your cell phone is "probably the dirtiest thing any human has on them at any time," an AT&T worker said.
“There will be people who die who work at Walmart because of this policy," one worker advocate said.
Local restaurants, coffee shops, hair salons, cleaning services, independent booksellers and other spots are suffering from a lack of customers.
Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler are going dark amid the pandemic.
The pain is being felt by hotel and airport workers across the country.
“We are a community of huggers and hand shakers and we want to do our part," one distillery said of its sanitizing gels that it’s offering free of charge.
Stocks have had a few rebounds since the market began selling off in mid-February on worries that COVID-19 will slam the economy and corporate profits.
Millions of independent contractors and "gig" workers are especially vulnerable during the coronavirus slump.