How the pandemic is fueling the tech industry’s union push

How the pandemic is fueling the tech industry’s union push

April 6, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The last votes for one of the most closely watched unionization drives in modern history came in on Monday, March 29, and results could be announced shortly. The vote among almost 6,000 workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, on whether to join the Retail Warehouse and Department Store Union, or RWDSU, drew…

When the pandemic hit, the US government put federal loans into automatic forbearance — but it won’t last forever

When the pandemic hit, the US government put federal loans into automatic forbearance — but it won’t last forever

March 12, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementA year ago, the CARES Act put every federal student loan borrower’s loans into forbearance. It temporarily set interest rates at 0%, and stopped all automatic payments. Since its start, it’s been extended several times, most recently through September 30, 2021. Accounts that use automatic payments will resume at that time, unless forbearance…