. A government shutdown could mean that the Federal Aviation Administration is not fully functioning, which could delay flights due to lack of personnel. Essential personnel like air traffic controllers may still be available, though their paychecks might be delayed. The TSA could also be impacted, meaning delays and more scrutiny at the security checkpoint. Finally, a government shutdown could also impact services like airline customer service, as typically those services are provided in part by the government.
In April 2021, a US law firm rescinded job offers it had made to two Harvard University students after they signed a letter in support of democratic rights for Palestinians and wrote an op-ed critical of Israel’s policy towards the Palestinians. The firm, evacuating the offers after coming under pressure from Israel supporters, argued that […]
offer On October 2nd, 2020, the members of United Auto Workers Local 677 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, representing 1,100 Mack Trucks employees, voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract offer and go on strike. The contract offer was negotiated between Mack management and UAW leadership, both of which have agreed to resume talks and negotiation. Union members […]
As interest rates hit the highest level in nearly 23 years, demand for mortgages has started to shrink. With rates rising, many prospective homebuyers are now on the sidelines as they can no longer afford to purchase homes at the current rates being offered. This has caused a decrease in demand for mortgages, which in […]