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The Changing Nature of Work

From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work. Content in this collection may include topics such as the pandemic’s impact on employment (layoffs, hiring freezes, etc.), the shift to remote working and digital workplaces, how planned events and conferences have been affected, and how business models are adapting to the new realities of life amid a global pandemic.

Southwest offers buyout packages, temporary leaves to 'ensure survival'

Southwest offers buyout packages, temporary leaves to 'ensure survival'

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) on Monday extended buyout packages and temporary paid leaves to employees in what its chief executive said was an effort to “ensure survival” as the carrier braces for a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to documents detailing the packages that were seen by Reuters.
U.S. manufacturing activity crawls off 11-year low

U.S. manufacturing activity crawls off 11-year low

By: Lucia Mutikani
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
U.S. manufacturing activity eased off an 11-year low in May, the strongest sign yet that the worst of the economic downturn was behind as businesses reopen, though the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis could take years because of high unemployment.
Aircraft makers go digital to fight coronavirus delivery logjam

Aircraft makers go digital to fight coronavirus delivery logjam

By: Francesca Landini
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Helicopter and jet makers are turning to digital technology so customers can inspect their big-ticket purchases remotely before taking delivery, as they strive to push through deals paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic and bring in much needed cash.
'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31

'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31

By: Reuters
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
New York’s Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until a New Year’s Eve opening gala, it said on Monday, as it announced a season shortened by the coronavirus epidemic.
Pandemic's impact on supply and demand globally: CFO Survey

Pandemic's impact on supply and demand globally: CFO Survey

By: CNBC
Source: Youtube
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
CNBC's Frank Holland breaks down the latest CNBC Global CFO Survey on reopening the economy.
Delta, union working to avoid furloughs of 2,300 pilots

Delta, union working to avoid furloughs of 2,300 pilots

By: Reuters
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Delta Air Lines and its pilots union said they are working to avoid furloughs of roughly 2,300 pilots following a reshuffling process meant to match staffing to summer 2021 flying.
Will The Coronavirus Finally Force Luxury Brands To Discount?

Will The Coronavirus Finally Force Luxury Brands To Discount?

By: Greg Petro
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: May 21st, 2020
Historically, luxury brands have gone to great lengths to preserve their elite status, including going so far as burning excess inventory rather than sully the brand’s reputation by posting a sale price.
Healthcare will never be the same: 8 experts on the future of medicine around the globe

Healthcare will never be the same: 8 experts on the future of medicine around the globe

By: Ruth Reader and Ainsley Harris
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: May 21st, 2020
The leaders of the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Doctors Without Borders, and more tell us how healthcare is being transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Furor Over Mask Requirements Mirrors Retail’s Open-Carry Rules

Furor Over Mask Requirements Mirrors Retail’s Open-Carry Rules

By: Matthew Boyle
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: May 21st, 2020
Mask requirements inside stores become a political issue, similar to open-carry debates.
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WeWork proposes post-coronavirus changes to shared-office layouts

WeWork proposes post-coronavirus changes to shared-office layouts

By: Jena McGregor
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: April 9th, 2020
WeWork, the shared office space company, is making plans to change its shared workspaces in a post-coronavirus world, proposing new floor layouts, adding sanitizing capabilities and shifting office traffic flows.

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  • The Changing Nature of Work COVID-19

    The Changing Nature of Work

    From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work.
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  • Business on the Front Lines COVID-19

    Business on the Front Lines

    News and perspectives from corporations rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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  • Leading in a Crisis COVID-19.

    Leading in a Crisis

    Uncertainty can be disorienting and disruptive. Learn from business leaders about what it’s like to navigate their organizations and people through a global pandemic.
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  • Service and Community COVID-19

    Service and Community

    We’re in this together. Discover ways corporations are serving their communities and pivoting to become essential services.
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