United States: in New York, workers remain in the carafe

Max Katzenberg had to lay off his 60 employees within hours. “It’s a disaster”, blurted out this owner of two trendy Brooklyn restaurants, Olmsted and Maison Yaki, at tables usually reserved several weeks in advance. But he had no other choice, the closures being imposed by the measures of “social distancing” in an attempt to […]

On video | Camino Nuevo Barranquilla will strengthen preventive medicine

A total of 80 thousand users will benefit from the Camino Nuevo Barranquilla that advances in the old building of the Barranquilla Hospital, located in the San Roque neighborhood. The new project, which is built in an area of ​​11,019 square meters without affecting the heritage building of the current Hospital, guarantees care for users […]

Slightly fewer jobs created than expected in July in the United States

The unemployment rate continued to decline in July in the United States, despite much fewer job creation than in June due to the resurgence of COVID-19 which has closed the doors of shops and restaurants in many states . • READ ALSO: Quebec’s unemployment rate drops to 9.5% in July • READ ALSO: Unemployment down […]

Wall Street Rises After Better Than Expected US Job Figures

The New York Stock Exchange advanced Thursday before an extended weekend, driven by a record number of jobs created in the United States in June and a larger than expected decline in the unemployment rate. Its flagship index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.36% to 25,827.42 points. The high-tech Nasdaq finished at a record […]

Cencosud closes Johnson and presents workers with new deal or retirement plan

On the same day that the highest unemployment rate in the last 16 years was known, 11.2% for the last quarter, the company Cencosud announced on the afternoon of this Tuesday June 30 the closing of the stores Johnson (whose website was no longer available tonight) and a restructuring plan for its workforce, to whom […]

Fed expects US economy to plunge dramatically

DThe US Federal Reserve anticipates a dramatic slump in the US economy of up to 30 percent in the current quarter. It is quite possible that gross domestic product (GDP) will decrease by 20 to 30 percent as a result of the corona pandemic, Fed director Jerome Powell said in a television interview on Sunday […]

Germany: “We supporters are no longer worth anything”

“The first and second German football leagues will be able to continue playing according to the agreed rules, from the second half of May.” When Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the resumption of the Bundesliga on May 6, but behind closed doors, Germany did not rejoice. Several Länder leaders had expressed their opposition to this takeover […]

30 million Americans need unemployment benefits

SSince the worsening of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States in March, more than 30 million people have applied for unemployment benefits. Almost 4 million were added last week alone, the Department of Labor in Washington said on Thursday. In the five weeks before, 26.4 million people had lost their jobs – more than […]

Historic increase of 7.1% in the number of job seekers in category A in March

The first effects of the coronavirus crisis are felt on the unemployment figures. In the first quarter of the year, the number of job seekers in category A – without activity – increased by 0.7%, including overseas departments and regions, to 3,576,400, according to the latest Pôle Emploi figures. In detail, the number of unemployed […]

US heading for $ 3.7 trillion budget deficit

View of the U.S. Congress According to the Budget Office of the Congress (CBO), the US deficit will increase to $ 3.7 trillion. (Photo: AP) Washington The US budget deficit will rise to a record $ 3.7 trillion this year, nearly quadrupling, according to independent Congress experts. The reason is the consequences of the coronavirus […]