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Maine to Start Paying Back to Work Bonus

Maine’s Democrat Gov. Janet Mills announced the “Back To Work” program Monday, which will give people who join the workforce a one-time payment, administered by the state’s Department of Labor and the Department of Economic and Community Development. 

Olivia Gray waits for customers at the Rose Eden and Lobster restaurant on July 08, 2019 in Bar Harbor, Maine. Maine’s lobsters are the most valuable commercial fishery in the state and the largest lobster fishery in the United States. Studies indicate that since 1982, temperatures in the Gulf of …

Report: 97% of Indian Households Lost Income Due to Coronavirus

The Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), a privately owned think tank based in Mumbai, said Monday over 10 million Indians lost their jobs during the “second wave” of coronavirus infections and 97 percent of Indian households reported a decline of income since the beginning of the pandemic.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 29: Indian migrant workers and labourers along with their families stuck in the national capital, with and without protective masks crowd to board buses to return to their native villages, as nationwide lockdown continues over the highly contagious coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 29, 2020 in …

Warren: Jobs Numbers Show ‘We Need Universal Childcare’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) argued that the jobs numbers “are a reminder that we need universal childcare in this country” and that childcare should be “part of our basic infrastructure.” Warren said, “The numbers are a

Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren gestures as she speaks during a campaign rally at Eastern Market in Detroit, Michigan, on March 3, 2020. - Fourteen states and American Samoa are holding presidential primary elections, with over 1400 delegates at stake. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by …