According to The New York Times, this measure will let nonessential stores including furniture, clothing, and wholesale stores open for curbside pickup and allow for construction and manufacturing deemed nonessential to start up again. The businesses that reopen will have to follow social distancing protocol and limit occupancy to 50%. They will also have to give employees proper protective equipment. Employees will be required to wear face covering, and there will be mandatory health and temperature checks. … [Read more...] about Transit plan to send New Yorkers back to work: ‘Improvise’
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The New York City Commission on Human Rights this week launched a multilingual campaign to combat COVID-19-related discrimination after it received over 350 such complaints from February 1 to May 15. Of these, 133, or 37 percent, targeted Asians. That compared with just 11 complaints of discrimination targeted at Asians during the same period in 2019. … [Read more...] about US Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media
“This project also gave us the opportunity to show the world what makes the Peloton community and experience so unique,” says Cotter. “It is really fun, fiercely competitive—if you want it to be—and the home for competitors of all levels to feel welcome and included. In this case, the friendly competition led to the support of Food Bank for New York City, but on any other day, the connection between our members ranges from competition to mutual accountability to motivation.” … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’
"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
Even if the order passed muster in the courts, its workability is questionable. It may enlist the Federal Trade Commission to review complaints about anti-conservative bias from consumers. It could enlist the Federal Communications Commission to reexamine social media’s obligations under Section 230. One FCC commissioner, the Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel, is already expressing doubt. “Social media can be frustrating, but an executive order that would turn the Federal Communications Commission into the president’s speech police is not the answer,” she said in a statement Thursday. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden