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Report: 2.4M Sought US Jobless Benefits Last Week

Report: 2.4M Sought US Jobless Benefits Last Week

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More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread business shutdowns two months ago and sent the economy into a deep recession. read more >

Kansas Policy Lets Exposed Meatpacking Workers Stay on Job

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Kansas softened its quarantine guidelines for meatpacking plants after industry executives repeatedly pushed state officials to allow employees who were potentially exposed to the coronavirus to keep working, text messages and emails show. read more >

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. labor market. The unemployment rate in the United States soared to 14.7% in April, the highest since shortly after World War II. read more >

Cantrell Drug Looks For a Buyer, Again

Cantrell Drug Looks For a Buyer, Again

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Cantrell Drug Co. hopes its next potential buyer can close the deal to purchase the Little Rock drug compounding company out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. read more >

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

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The American consumer culture and the supply chain it depends on have both been put to the test by the restrictions and safety precautions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

First-Quarter GDP Declines 4.8%

First-Quarter GDP Declines 4.8%

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Real gross domestic product in the United States — the goods and services produced in the nation — declined at an annual rate of 4.8% in the first quarter of 2020. read more >

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

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Arkansas Business is accepting nominations for its annual "20 In Their 20s" class of young professionals who are making a difference in their companies, organizations and communities. read more >