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What is a vaccine passport and will you need one to travel?

March 28, 2021, 6:00am Business

When travelers venture back out, many — especially those flying overseas — will need to manage new requirements to prove they’ve tested negative for COVID-19 or received a vaccine. Read story

Activists in New York City came out to show their support on Feb. 27, 2021, for the approximately 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, who are voting by mail on whether to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). The move would make them the first union at an Amazon facility in the country.

Amazon workers inspired by Alabama weigh union drives elsewhere

Activists in New York City came out to show their support on Feb. 27, 2021, for the approximately 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, who are voting by mail on whether to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). The move would make them the first union at an Amazon facility in the country.

March 28, 2021, 6:00am Business

Inspired by the high-profile campaign to unionize an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Alabama, workers in Baltimore, New Orleans, Portland, Denver and Southern California have begun exploring ways to form unions at their own Amazon facilities. The Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, which is leading the drive in Bessemer,… Read story

In a file image, an MTA train is parked in a New York rail yard in Brooklyn. With an influx of federal rescue money, the Metropolitan Transit Authority can now restart shelved construction projects.

‘Curse of riches’: States, cities now must divvy up $513 billion

In a file image, an MTA train is parked in a New York rail yard in Brooklyn. With an influx of federal rescue money, the Metropolitan Transit Authority can now restart shelved construction projects.

March 28, 2021, 6:00am Business

America’s states and local governments are facing a problem as welcome as it is unprecedented: How to spend more than half-a-trillion dollars being sent down from Washington. Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

March 28, 2021, 5:57am Business Briefs

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Waiter Sara Palacios prepares a coffee as she works at La Francachela restaurant in Madrid, Spain, Friday, March 26, 2021.

Spain gives the 4-day work week a try

Waiter Sara Palacios prepares a coffee as she works at La Francachela restaurant in Madrid, Spain, Friday, March 26, 2021.

March 27, 2021, 3:37pm Business

MADRID — After years of waiting tables, Danae De Vries is one step closer to achieving her lifetime dream of becoming a theater coach. Read story

Melanie Summers, professional organizer and owner of I Speak Organized, is "booked solid" through May, she said, now that we've entered the spring season and people are looking to declutter their homes as pandemic restrictions ease. "We're in that phase when things are opening back up and people want to spend time together and entertain again," she said. "So, I'm getting a whole new crop of clients who are feeling a lot of the pressure of what they were going through the past year -- they're ready to open their homes again.

Working in Clark County: Melanie Summers, professional organizer and owner of I Speak Organized

Melanie Summers, professional organizer and owner of I Speak Organized, is "booked solid" through May, she said, now that we've entered the spring season and people are looking to declutter their homes as pandemic restrictions ease. "We're in that phase when things are opening back up and people want to spend time together and entertain again," she said. "So, I'm getting a whole new crop of clients who are feeling a lot of the pressure of what they were going through the past year -- they're ready to open their homes again.

March 27, 2021, 6:04am Business

What does your closet look like right now? Is it a chaotic heap of everything, or is it meticulously organized with sleek containers and shelving? Read story

Winnebago Recreational Vehicles at a dealership in Indianapolis. Winnebago Industries said its profit during the winter quarter was five times higher than a year ago.

A rush in the RV lifestyle drives up Winnebago sales

Winnebago Recreational Vehicles at a dealership in Indianapolis. Winnebago Industries said its profit during the winter quarter was five times higher than a year ago.

March 27, 2021, 6:00am Business

MINNEAPOLIS – In a pandemic, SUVs and vans just aren’t enough for many Americans. Read story

With another locally built satellite launched, BlackSky accelerates plan for its constellation

March 27, 2021, 5:10am Business

After the successful launch Monday of its seventh satellite, satellite imaging and data analysis firm BlackSky said it will accelerate deployment of its planned 30-satellite constellation. It expects to deliver capabilities this year that were originally planned for 2022. Read story

Weston: Will you really run out of money in retirement?

March 27, 2021, 5:08am Business

Many U.S. households retire without enough money to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living. Once retired, though, people often reduce their spending enough to make their money last, according to a recent study by David Blanchett , head of retirement research at Morningstar, and Warren Cormier, executive director of the… Read story

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2020 file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York.  Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street at the end of an up-and-down week, led by gains in banks and energy companies.   The index was up 0.5% early Friday, March 26, 2021.

Stocks climb, erasing weekly losses for S&P 500

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2020 file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York.  Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street at the end of an up-and-down week, led by gains in banks and energy companies.   The index was up 0.5% early Friday, March 26, 2021.

March 26, 2021, 1:20pm Business

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks burst to their best day in three weeks on Friday, helping Wall Street return to record heights and avoid what could have been a second straight weekly loss. Read story