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Bank of America Gives Morgan State University $1 Million for Jobs Initiative

$25 Million National Program Supports Programming, Re-skilling, and Upskilling for Students of Color; Includes Partnerships with Major Employers and The Aspen Institute  Baltimore, MD — Morgan State University and Bank of America today announced a new $1 million jobs initiative partnership to help students of color successfully complete the education

The HBCU Community and COVID-19

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel HBCUs in South Carolina could face potential financial crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic Howard University Hospital Boosts Capacity to Meet Expected COVID-19 Surge in D.C. Delaware State University Meharry Medical College Enters Global Race for an Antiviral Drug to Treat COVID-19

States Grant Businesses Immunity from Coronavirus Lawsuits

While Congress deliberates the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, some states have moved forward with laws that shield certain businesses from coronavirus-related liability. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other Republican lawmakers have made liability immunity a priority as more businesses reopen. “The Senate majority

Survey: U.S. Workers Have Lost $1.3 Trillion in Income During Pandemic

Resource Management) and Oxford Economics puts a price on the economic pain inflicted by COVID-19, as U.S. workers have lost an estimated $1.3 trillion—roughly $8,900 per worker. Notably, 20 percent of this loss represents earnings of those who remain employed, suggesting job-losses alone are an

SOCIAL SECURITY’S ONLINE SERVICES ARE READY FOR BUSINESS

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Norfolk, Va. During this time when our physical offices are closed to the public, you may wonder, “How can I get help from Social Security without visiting an office?”  You can find the answer at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices, which links you to

Survey: COVID-19 Could Shutter Most Small Businesses

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2020—New research released today by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) warns the state of small business could go from bad to worse, as 52 percent expect to be out of business within six months. The survey examining the impact of

Survey: COVID-19 Could Shutter Most Small Businesses

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2020—New research released today by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) warns the state of small business could go from bad to worse, as 52 percent expect to be out of business within six months. The survey examining the impact of