COVID-19 is forcing us to look at business differently.
Michelle Grattan talks with Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher (remotely) about the week in politics.
Not only have people lost jobs, they have also stopped looking for work.
Younger, unmarried or less educated workers are feeling the brunt of the economic effects of COVID-19. The fallout may deepen already existing inequalities.
Trump addresses the Paycheck Protection Program at a meeting.
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The government wants to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the definition of “small” is still pretty big.
Research the career paths of those who have the job you want.
Trying to land your dream job during the COVID-19 pandemic may be a daunting challenge. Two university-based job coaches offer insights on how to think more long-term.
Enterprise bargaining provisions take up seemingly endless pages in the Fair Work Act. When we talk about IR "reform", we need to make the system simpler for workers.
Employment levels regularly dip after crisis.
As larger percentages of the U.S. population become infected, a study shows how direct medical expenses for treating COVID-19 will rise. Those costs will come back to everyone.
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Reopening state economies too soon risks a second wave of the pandemic, and a surge in medical costs. Anyone who pays insurance premiums and taxes will be picking up the tab.
Alberta’s new ministerial orders modify some industrial environmental reporting requirements in the province.
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Alberta has modified its environmental rules, becoming the first to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social distancing on the metro in Milan.
An audio version of an in depth article on four possible futures for the world after coronavirus.
A member of the Nigerian Health Task Force fumigates a building in Abuja, Nigeria, as the city struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus.
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Africa's leaders need to implement COVID-19 policies that protects African economies from the health crisis.
Business closures and recent rain contribute to Los Angeles’ recent uptick in air quality.
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The response to COVID-19 suggests how we can leverage entrepreneurial approaches to climate change.
California is working with Oregon and Washington on coordinated plans for phasing in the reopening of restaurants, stores and other parts of their economies in a way that can keep the coronavirus pandemic at bay.
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How and when the US economy reopens will look different state to state, and for good reasons. This Q&A explains why, and why some states are working together.
A tourist from Québec poses with a Canadian flag in Peggy’s Cove, N.S. on Canada Day, 2016. Allowing domestic tourism to resume may be one step to carefully reopening the Canadian economy during the pandemic.
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The response to COVID-19 should become a learning opportunity on how to develop more illness-proof economies.
Replacing an employee means taking time and resources to train someone new.
As more and more Americans are laid off, employers have to consider the cost of letting their staff go.
Essential workers expose themselves to the coronavirus every day.
The coronavirus pandemic is a stressful time for everyone. Here are some ways employers can help their employees through this crisis.
Oxford Circus without shoppers.
A market closure is different to a recession.
The economy is different to health. Worrying about it can make it seriously worse.
Lagos Computer village, Nigeria’s version of Silicon Valley, shut following COVID-19 lock down.
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As part of response to COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has announced a lock down in three strategic states but this is going to be tough on the self employed and small scale entrepreneurs.
Empty parking lots show social distancing’s costs. It could take time to see its benefits.
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COVID-19 has a long incubation time, and testing can take days to get results. Don't let continually rising case numbers make you give up on staying at home.