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GOP seeks to claw back Kennedy Center's $25M stimulus payout, as opera house continues layoffs

Two Republican congressmen are now seeking to reclaim the $25 million allocated in the recent coronavirus stimulus bill to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as reports emerged Tuesday that the opera house will furlough roughly 60 percent of …

furlough - Fox News
2:08pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

As Macy's, Kohl's and Gap furlough thousands, more stores will "absolutely" follow, expert says

"The job situation is going to be getting worse and worse, at least for the next few months," Schlesinger said.

furlough - CBS News
12:32pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

JCPenney, Macy's, Victoria's Secret, Kohl's furlough workers - Business Insider

As retailers extend store closures and see brick-and-mortar sales come to a grinding halt, company executives are looking to cut costs elsewhere.

furlough - Business Insider
10:07am PDT - March 31st, 2020

JCPenney, Macy's, Victoria's Secret, Kohl's furlough workers - Business Insider

As retailers extend store closures and see brick-and-mortar sales come to a grinding halt, company executives are looking to cut costs elsewhere.

furlough - Business Insider (UK)
10:07am PDT - March 31st, 2020

Macy's, with 840 stores closed, to furlough most of its 130,000 workers

Macy's says it will rehire as many furloughed employees as it can once in-store retail business resumes.

furlough - CBS News
8:11am PDT - March 31st, 2020

Gannett Plans Furloughs, Pay Cuts as Media's Virus Woes Mount - Breitbart

Washington (AFP) - Gannett, the largest US newspaper publisher, said Monday it was making unspecified furloughs and pay cuts for its staff in the latest sign of media turmoil from the coronavirus pandemic.

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7:37pm PDT - March 30th, 2020

Kennedy Center, Recipient of $25 Million, Furloughs Symphony

The Kennedy Center, recipient of $25 in Coronavirus relief funding, furloughed 96 members of the National Symphony Orchestra on Friday.

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1:56pm PDT - March 30th, 2020

SMB loans platform Kabbage to furlough a 'significant' number of staff, close office in Bangalore

Another tech unicorn is feeling the pinch of doing business during the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Kabbage, the Softbank-backed lending startup that uses machine learning to provide speedy and more accurate evaluations of loan applications for small and medi…

furlough - TechCrunch
9:33am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Macy’s to Furlough Most Workers as Stores Stay Shut During Pandemic

Retailer to keep some of its 130,000 employees on the job and continue paying health benefits

furlough - The Wall Street Journal
7:57am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Air Canada strikes deal with union to furlough up to 600 pilots

Air Canada has reached an agreement with its pilots association that would allow the airline to furlough up to 600 pilots, according to a letter from the union reviewed by Reuters showed on Tuesday.

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7:33am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Bombardier halts most operations in Canada due to coronavirus

Bombardier pulled its 2020 outlook on Tuesday and said it would halt all non-essential work at most of its Canada-based operations until April 26 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

furlough - Reuters
6:44am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Covid-19: Will grant special parole to convicts to decongest prisons, Delhi government tells High Court

Taking note of the submission, the bench directed the Delhi government to take steps during the day to implement what it has proposed and disposed of a plea moved by two lawyers seeking decongesting of the prisons in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

furlough - The Times of India
11:59pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus | Will grant special parole, furlough to convicts to decongest prisons, Delhi govt to HC

A notification would be issued within a day to amend the prison rules to include the new provisions, the government submitted

furlough - The Hindu
11:53pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

COVID-19: Will grant special parole to convicts to decongest prisons, Delhi govt tells HC

The AAP government told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it has decided to decongest its prisons to check the spread of coronavirus by providing convicts with the options of special parole and furlough.

furlough - The Times of India
11:29pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

Oil markets slump amid coronavirus chaos

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures was down 15 cents, or 0.7 per cent, at $22.48 a barrel.

furlough - The Times of India
7:24pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

UK: Govt to Fund Wages for Closed Businesses – But Reports Claim EU Trying to Block Aid

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, urged bosses not to lay off workers in sectors largely closed down by the Chinese coronavirus outbreak sector, vowing to fund 80 per cent of workers' pay if they put them on furlough instead.

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4:58am PDT - March 21st, 2020

Maharashtra may release 5,000 prisoners to reduce congestion

Government affidavit in SC says jail inmates may be released on temporary bail or medical furlough

furlough - The Hindu
1:50pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

American furloughed from Iranian prison amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran has granted medical furlough to a former U.S. Navy veteran who had been detained for over 600 days on trumped up charges, according to Pompeo.

furlough - ABC News
10:12am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Iran grants medical furlough to imprisoned U.S. Navy vet

The U.S. government will seek Michael White's full release, Pompeo said, and he called on Iran to free other Americans who remain jailed there.

furlough - CBS News
9:27am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Pompeo says U.S. citizen detained in Iran since 2018 released on medical furlough

U.S. citizen Michael White who has been detained in Iran since 2018 has been released on Thursday on medical furlough, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, adding that the U.S. navy veteran was currently under the custody of the Swiss government.

furlough - Reuters
8:52am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran has granted a medical furlough to a U.S. Navy veteran imprisoned for more than a year

furlough - ABC News
8:49am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Leaked memo reveals that Mattress Firm will be putting some staff on furlough and suspending PTO, severance, and 401(k) match as the coronavirus crisis hits retailers

In a leaked memo that was viewed by Business Insider, Mattress Firm CEO John Eck announced furloughs of some employees and significant benefits cuts for all in response to the coronavirus. The coronavirus outbreak has significantly disrupted the retail indust…

furlough - Business Insider
4:03pm PDT - March 18th, 2020

GM to furlough all workers in Brazil on March 30, suggesting production stop

General Motors Co will furlough all its employees in Brazil starting on March 30, the company said in a statement to Reuters on Wednesday, suggesting that GM's production in South America's main car market would stop due to the coronavirus outbreak.

furlough - Reuters
9:29am PDT - March 18th, 2020

Stocks tumble amid economic hit from the coronavirus

Wall Street is absorbing the economic hit from the pandemic as companies furlough workers and restaurants shut down.

furlough - CBS News
6:59am PDT - March 18th, 2020

Anger builds over virus dangers in immigration courts

The outbreak is leading to an unusual alliance between defense and prosecution attorneys.

furlough - Politico
4:15pm PDT - March 17th, 2020