Black-Owned Businesses Hit Hardest During Pandemic

Black-Owned Businesses Hit Hardest During Pandemic

Before all the chaos of COVID-19, black-owned businesses were already in a precarious position. According to a study from the Federal Reserve, 58 percent of black-owned businesses in the United States were in financial distress as of the end of 2019. Distress was...
Canadian Airline Industry Pressures Government for Bailout

Canadian Airline Industry Pressures Government for Bailout

“The industry will not be able to get out of this challenge unless there’s government assistance.” This stark statement comes from Mike McNaney, the president of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), a lobbying group for the Canadian airline industry,...
European Commission Expands ‘Right to Repair’ Legislation

European Commission Expands ‘Right to Repair’ Legislation

In December of 2018, the European Commission (EC) passed legislation making right-to-repair the law for many home appliances, including washing machines and fridges. The new laws required manufacturers to make parts available to consumers and to repair shops and...
Cinemark Execs Forgo Salaries to Help Retain Staff

Cinemark Execs Forgo Salaries to Help Retain Staff

Cinemark Theaters (and its subsidiary Century) is the third-largest cinema chain in the United States, with just shy of 350 locations around the country, as well as significant footholds in Taiwan and South America. Like all movie theaters in over a third of the...
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