Editorial: California should reframe business-oversight agency to protect consumers

Full article in SF Chronicle

A quarter of Americans are late on rent, mortgage payments; teleworkers fare better than most

Full article in BOBSULLIVAN.NET Consumer & Cybercrime News

White House and Congress clash over liability protections for businesses as firms cautiously weigh virus reopening plans

Full article in Washington Post here

CSS Opposes Deregulation as a Response to the Pandemic

Link to Coalition for Sensible Safeguards

Stabbing Us in the Back’: United Airlines Cuts Worker Hours After Taking Relief Funds ‘SLAP IN THE FACE’

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said this week the funds were not meant as “an economic bail-out” but “to support the hard-working men and women who are the faces of United Airlines.” Daily Beast full story here

Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart Workers Organize a Historic Mass Strike

On May 1st, frontline workers at some of the biggest corporations in the country will lead a mass strike action, asking customers to boycott Amazon, Instacart, Whole Foods, and Target. Read full story

AutoNation, a retailer worth billions, says it received nearly $80 million in SBA funds

Employees speak out, saying the company took ‘an obscene amount,’ and the board votes to return funds to the government. See the full article from the Washington Post.

Nurses are protesting working conditions under coronavirus — and say hospitals aren’t protecting them

“We know that the CDC policy is built on shortage. It’s not built on proven evidence,” one expert said. Full article click here

The corrupt tax provision in the CARES Act: Rep. Doggett & Sen. Whitehouse

In a bill meant to provide relief to millions of Americans in need, those making millions were the ones who really benefited. To read the USA Today full article, click here

As economy struggles amid coronavirus, low-wage workers of color taking a major hit

NBC news article People of color make up a disproportionate share of workers in the industries where layoffs are the most intense and only expected to get worse.

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