Coronavirus Roundup: Virus' Cruel Impact: Mourning Alone; Advisory To Wear Masks; Easter Week By LivestreamThe tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know -- KPIX.com/KPIX 5 News/CBSN Bay Area -- will be publishing a news roundup each morning of the top coronavirus-related stories from the last 24 hours so you can start your day with the latest updated developments.
Coronavirus Jobs: Record Numbers File For Unemployment In California, NationallyWith Californians who have lost their jobs signing up for unemployment at a record rate, national figures released Thursday revealed that more than 6.6 million Americans applied for benefits across the country last week.
Some Businesses On A Hiring Binge During Coronavirus PandemicWhile many people in the Bay Area have been furloughed or had their hours cut because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are other companies in the Bay Area on a hiring binge.
Coronavirus Jobs: Amazon Opening Up 100,000 Positions NationwideWith the demands soaring for home delivery during the current coronavirus shelter-in-place in California and several other states, Amazon has announced it is adding to its workforce in Northern California and elsewhere.
Coronavirus Furloughs -- Where To Find A New Tech JobAcross the San Francisco Bay Area, thousands of workers are being furloughed as restaurants, cafes and companies big and small wrestle with the economic impact of the coronavirus shutdown. Here is a list of who is hiring and who has frozen their open positions in the tech world collected by Candor.
Coronavirus Update: Macy's Furloughing Workers Nationwide Including Bay Area StoresWith its San Francisco Bay Area stores and retail outlets across the country shuttered to prevent the spread of coronacvirus, Macy’s announced Monday it will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers.
Wages Up For Workers At Bay Area Private FirmsWages for employees of private firms in the Bay Area were up an average of 3.2 percent between December 2018 and December 2019, U.S. labor officials said.
San Francisco / Peninsula Added 40,000 Jobs In A Year, Leads Bay AreaAnnual job growth in the combined San Francisco/Peninsula region outpaced the other two metropolitan divisions of the Bay Area.
Economic Research Shows Bay Area Employment Expected To Expand Even MoreNon-farm employment is expected to grow through the end of the year in most regions of the Bay Area, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Beacon Economics, an economic research firm based in Los Angeles.
McDonald's Enlists Google Assistant, Alexa To Help With Its hiringStarting Wednesday, McDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant.
Bay Area Jobs Market Stays Hot But Mid-Wage Workers Feel SqueezedThe Bay Area job market is so robust, it produced more than 40 percent of all jobs created in California during the first half of the year, according to state labor officials.
Bay Area Unemployment Dips Below 3 Percent; San Francisco Under 2 PercentCalifornia's jobless rate fell to 4.2 percent in May, with particularly low unemployment in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kaiser Unveils Plan For Massive National Headquarters 'Thrive Center' In OaklandKaiser unveiled the plans for its massive new national headquarters the Thrive Center, on Monday.
Opponents Of Plan For Vallejo Cement Plant Celebrate News Of Its DemiseVallejo Marine Terminal (VMT) informed the city it will no longer seek permission to build a cement plant at the old General Mills site in South Vallejo. Opponents of the plant celebrated the news.
Golden State Warriors Hiring At Chase Center; No Jump Shot RequiredWith the Chase Center preparing to open in the fall as a new event venue and the home court for the Golden State Warriors, the Mission Bay arena is preparing to hold the first of several job fairs next month to fill nearly 2,500 positions.