ProPublica: How the Trump Administration Allowed Aviation Companies to Keep Relief Money That Was Supposed to Go to Workers

ProPublica: How the Trump Administration Allowed Aviation Companies to Keep Relief Money That Was Supposed to Go to Workers. “Flying Food didn’t just lay off [Gebrish] Weldemariam. The Chicago-based company, one of the largest airline caterers in the country, has pink slipped more than 2,000 other workers since March. The cuts left the vast majority of its workforce out of a job at facilities in California, Chicago, Virginia and the New York City area, according to the union UNITE HERE, which represents Flying Food workers. Then in June, the Flying Food was approved to receive $85 million from the Trump administration from a pandemic relief program that was intended to preserve those very jobs.”

Culinary Union: 352 workers & family members hospitalized with COVID-19 so far (3 News Las Vegas)

3 News Las Vegas: Culinary Union: 352 workers & family members hospitalized with COVID-19 so far. “The Culinary Union in Las Vegas continues to push for more safety measures related to COVID-19, arguing that workers and their family members have been getting sick since casinos in the state reopened a month ago. The union said in a statement Friday that 22 of its members and their spouses or dependents have died due to COVID-19, and 352 have been hospitalized through July 15.”