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How you can help service industry workers suffering without tips

"This has been a huge upheaval for everyone, but I can't imagine the folks who were hit harder than the folks that work in restaurant and hotels," says Big Table executive director Kevin Finch. "For folks in this industry, because you're living so close to the edge anyway, the day that you don't get to work means you're instantly in crisis."

Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to American food banks

Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to US food banks to help them feed a growing number of out-of-work Americans who are losing their jobs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Amazon CEO donated to Feeding America, a Chicago-based nonprofit…

Small business stimulus measures poised for rocky rollout

For days, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has promised Friday would be the day a massive loan program for small businesses kicks into gear. Friday is now here. The program, according to sources in the administration, on Capitol Hill and in…

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus pandemic. Grupo Modelo, the company that makes the beer, posted the announcement on Twitter, stating that it's halting production and marketing of its beer because the…

When will you get your stimulus cash, and how?

The US government is preparing to send out direct payments to help individuals amid the coronavirus pandemic, but those who need the money most may be waiting the longest to see it. The first payments could go out within three…