Furlough pay: Can you volunteer while on furlough?

Furloughing a workforce is one of the conditions for businesses qualifying to receive 80 percent of each employee’s salary. The Government implemented this initiative to safeguard workers from being laid off. But for those who are now at home on furlough, boredom has become the enemy. Many people want to […]

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Members Of Congress Have A Special Coronavirus Hotline

WASHINGTON ― Short of going to the hospital, there isn’t much help for normal people if they catch the coronavirus. But if a member of Congress contracts COVID-19, they have a special number they can call. According to an email obtained by HuffPost, the White House has created an “emergency” […]

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Renewal norms for health, auto insurance eased

Payments can be made till April 21; for motor the relaxation is only for third-party insurance. The Union government on Thursday allowed health and motor policyholders to defer their renewal, if it falls between March 25 and April 14 – the lockdown period. The payments can be made till April […]

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A Look Back at the Long List of Kennedy Family Tragedies

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., 1944 Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her young son, Gideon, went missing, according to her husband, after a canoeing accident in Chesapeake Bay on April 2, 2020. David McKean told The Washington Post that Maeve and Gideon had “popped into a canoe” to go […]

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NHS faces shortfall of ventilators as manufacturers struggle

Hospitals could be left without enough medical ventilators at the height of the UK coronavirus outbreak, with manufacturers struggling to build thousands of new machines in time for the likely mid-April peak in cases. The NHS already has 8,175 ventilators but the government believes up to 30,000 could be needed […]

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Facebook Announces $40 Mln Grant To US Small Businesses

Facebook on Thursday shared an update on its $100 million small-business grants program announced in March, saying that it will provide $40 million in grants to 10,000 U.S. small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In March, the social media giant said it is offering $100 million in […]

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