News December

December 31, 2020

NYT: Here’s Why Distribution of the Vaccine Is Taking Longer Than Expected

December 31, 2020

NYDN: ‘A massive effort’: Mayor de Blasio aims to get 1M New Yorkers vaccinated for COVID by end of January

December 30, 2020

WSJ: Covid-19 Vaccine Made by AstraZeneca, Oxford Is Authorized by U.K.

December 30, 2020

Bloomberg: Fed’s Policymaking Panel Tilts Even More Dovish in 2021 Rotation

December 30, 2020

Bloomberg: How the Fed Will Respond to the Coming Inflation Scare

December 29, 2020

Bloomberg: Senate GOP in Stimulus Bind With Trump Ramping Up Pressure

December 29, 2020

Bloomberg: Treasury Market’s Inflation Gauge Nears 2%, Highest Since 2018

December 29, 2020

WSJ: Return to Almost Normal May Be Closer Than You Think

December 29, 2020

WSJ: Covid-19 Vaccine Outlook Prompts Businesses to Dust Off Return-to-Office Plans

December 29, 2020

Crains NY: New year brings optimism for metropolitan area mass transit systems

December 29, 2020

Crains NY: Cuomo: Extended unemployment benefits to begin next week

December 29, 2020

NYDN: NYC Health Department prepares ‘all-hands-on-deck’ effort to give COVID vaccine to New Yorkers

December 29, 2020

Bloomberg: Jobless Benefits Won’t Lapse After Delay, Labor Department Says

December 29, 2020

12.29 Bloomberg: Senate GOP in Stimulus Bind With Trump Ramping Up Pressure

December 29, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Vaccinations at 200,000 a Day Run Far Short of ‘Warp Speed’

December 29, 2020

Bloomberg: McConnell Rebuffs Trump, Democrats by Blocking $2,000 Checks

December 29, 2020

CNBC: U.S. confirms first case of the new Covid strain discovered in UK

December 29, 2020

The Atlantic: Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us

December 29, 2020

The Atlantic: Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us

December 28, 2020

Politico: House passes stimulus check boost as Republicans splinter

December 28, 2020

Gothamist: Coronavirus Updates: In A Post-Holiday Spike, New York State Positivity Soars To 8%

December 27, 2020

Crains NY: New York works to raise hospital capacity for COVID-19 spike

December 27, 2020

Crains NY: Top U.S. health officials warn of postholiday coronavirus surge

December 27, 2020

WSJ: Covid-19 Aid Bill Remains Uncertain as Trump Calls for Larger Payments

December 27, 2020

SHRM: Coronavirus Relief Package Includes Key Workplace Provisions

December 27, 2020

NYT: Trump Signs Pandemic Relief Bill After Unemployment Aid Lapses

December 26, 2020

WSJ: Covid-19 Propelled Businesses Into the Future. Ready or Not.

December 26, 2020

WSJ: Scientists Eye Potential Culprit Behind Covid-19 Vaccine Allergic Reactions

December 26, 2020

WSJ: What Happens to Covid-19 Unemployment Benefits in 2021? Here’s What We Know.

December 25, 2020

Times Union: New York ponders mandatory vaccinations if herd immunity fails

December 24, 2020

WSJ: Businesses Feared a Flood of Covid-19 Lawsuits. It Hasn’t Happened.

December 24, 2020

WSJ: House Efforts to Alter Coronavirus Package Fail, Leaving Aid in Limbo

December 24, 2020

WSJ: Second Stimulus Checks: Could Trump Veto the Relief Bill?

December 23, 2020

Bloomberg: The Shape of the Recovery May End Up Coming From Another Alphabet

December 23, 2020

Bloomberg: Jobless Claims, Spending Show U.S. Economy Limping Into Year-End

December 23, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment numbers show improvement

December 23, 2020

ENR: Relief Bill’s Highway Funds Could Help Construction Projects

December 23, 2020

Economist: Evidence mounts: a new coronavirus variant is more transmissible

December 23, 2020

Economist: The pandemic plus lockdown added up to deep recessions

December 23, 2020

NYBJ: ‘PPP fatigue’ means some lenders will opt out of a second round of loans

December 23, 2020

WSJ: Three Reasons 2021 Could Be (a Lot) Better Than You Think

December 23, 2020

NYBJ: ‘PPP fatigue’ means some lenders will opt out of a second round of loans

December 23, 2020

NYBJ: A new round of PPP is coming. Here’s what’s changed, and what’s the same in the program.

December 23, 2020

LinkedIn: Will Google set the tone for WFH?

December 23, 2020

Times Union: New York’s mass-vaccination plans are shelved as Cuomo takes different path

December 23, 2020

Construction Dive: Experts: Construction material shortages to continue in 2021

December 22, 2020

Gothamist: Coronavirus Updates: New COVID Strain Is Likely Already Here, Fauci Says

December 22, 2020

Crains NY: City’s budget faces $2 billion risks, DiNapoli says

December 22, 2020

WSJ: Covid-19 Variant Could Make Herd Immunity More Difficult, Says BioNTech

December 22, 2020

Smart Cities Dive: Congress passes COVID stimulus without state, local aid

December 22, 2020

WSJ: Stimulus Deal Likely to Spur Faster Economic Growth Later Next Year

December 22, 2020

Construction Pros: Latest COVID Relief Bill Gives $10B to State DOTs

December 22, 2020

Construction Dive: COVID-19 relief package could aid construction through infrastructure funds, PPP loans

December 22, 2020

Commercial Observer: New York City Property Owners Facing Jan. 4 Tax Bills Are Already Behind $500M

December 22, 2020

Commercial Observer: Congress Passes $900B Stimulus Bill With $4B in MTA Aid Included

December 21, 2020

Politico: Regional transit operators poised to get federal aid, but fiscal worries remain

December 21, 2020

WSJ: Why Many Bosses Won’t Require Workers to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

December 21, 2020

Transport Topics: Buttigieg’s USDOT Priorities to Include Climate, Jobs, Safety

December 21, 2020

Construction Dive: Can the pandemic’s construction lessons help Biden boost infrastructure?

December 21, 2020

WSJ: New York Sees Boost in Latest Covid-19 Aid Package

December 21, 2020

NYBJ: Stimulus deal includes new round of PPP, tax relief for small businesses

December 20, 2020

ENR: In Year-End Push, Hill Leaders Reach Deal on $900B Relief Package

December 20, 2020

NYT: ‘Big Fight’ Breaks Out Over Which Interest Groups Get Vaccine First

December 20, 2020

NYT: Congress Strikes Long-Sought Stimulus Deal to Provide $900 Billion in Aid

December 20, 2020

ENR: CDC Recommends Construction Workers Get Vaccines After ‘Frontline’ Essential Workers

December 19, 2020

Politico: Warp Speed official takes blame for overcount of Covid shot allocations

December 18, 2020

Gothamist: Coronavirus Updates: Cuomo Says NY Can Avoid Shutdowns After All

December 18, 2020

NYT: F.D.A. Authorizes Moderna Vaccine, Adding Millions of Doses to U.S. Supply

December 18, 2020

WSJ: Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Gets Backing From FDA Advisory Panel

December 18, 2020

Construction Dive: New guidance indicates construction not likely to be shut down in New York

December 17, 2020

Bloomberg: Hardly Anyone Is Actually Inside Wall Street’s Big Office Towers

December 17, 2020

NYBJ: Manhattan dethroned as nation’s top CRE investment market, new report says

December 17, 2020

NYT: How the Economy Is Actually Doing, in 9 Charts

December 17, 2020

Politico: Port Authority board approves $7.3B budget; $1.7B loss expected

December 17, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment worsens as congressional negotiations drag on

December 17, 2020

City & State: What we know about a second New York City shutdown

December 17, 2020

Construction Dive: Employers can require proof of COVID-19 vaccination — with some exceptions, EEOC says

December 17, 2020

Construction Dive: BLS: Private construction industry fatalities up 5% in 2019

December 17, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Unemployment Claims Remain Elevated as Recovery Slows

December 17, 2020

WSJ: Port Authority Passes Tight Budget After Revenue Declines Caused by Coronavirus

December 17, 2020

Crains NY: ‘Hyper-political, parochial madness’: $900 billion relief bill stiffs New York

December 17, 2020

Commercial Observer: MTA Passes 2021 Budget That Assumes $4.5B in Federal Aid to Avoid ‘Doomsday’ Cuts

December 16, 2020

HR Dive: Employers can require proof of COVID-19 vaccination — with some exceptions, EEOC says

December 16, 2020

ENR: Will Project Labor Agreements Grow in Biden Administration?

December 16, 2020

Crains NY: Moody’s report gives pessimistic outlook of Port Authority finances

December 16, 2020

NYC Patch: Cuomo: Free Vaccines For New Yorkers; NY Advancing $1.5B For Orgs

December 16, 2020

Crains NY: Phase 2 Covid vaccinations could start by late January

December 16, 2020

Bloomberg: OSHA Increases Ways Employers Can Be Targeted for Inspection

December 16, 2020

Washington Post: FDA says Pfizer coronavirus vaccine contains extra doses, expanding nation’s supply

December 16, 2020

EEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

December 16, 2020

WSJ: MTA Averts Drastic Cuts to New York City Subway

December 16, 2020

WSJ: Lawmakers Near Covid-19 Relief Deal With Second Round of Stimulus Checks

December 16, 2020

LinkedIn: Hiring’s fitful upturn in recent months may signal what’s ahead in 2021

December 16, 2020

ENR: Construction Jobsite Deaths, Fatality Rate Climb

December 15, 2020

Crains NY: Shutdown likely after Christmas, mayor says

December 15, 2020

Crains NY: Plummeting real estate sales cost city $1.2B

December 15, 2020

NYT: Modular Construction Meets Changing Needs in the Pandemic

December 15, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Manufacturing: Why 2020 Was the Bottom of a Long Decline

December 15, 2020

NY Times: F.D.A. Advisory Panel Gives Green Light to Pfizer Vaccine

December 15, 2020

WSJ: Does Covid-19 Spread on Buses, Subways? New York Aims to Find Out

December 15, 2020

Construction Dive: Study: Construction has the highest COVID-19 rate of nearly any industry

December 15, 2020

WSJ: FDA Finds Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Highly Effective

December 15, 2020

WSJ: Pfizer Expands Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout to Hospitals Across the U.S.

December 15, 2020

Commercial Observer: Retail Bankruptcies in 2020: How the Fallout Will Play Out

December 14, 2020

Commercial Observer: How TAMI Tenants’ Return-to-Work Plans Are Affecting the Office Market

December 13, 2020

Bloomberg: After the Pandemic, a Pile of IOUs

December 13, 2020

WSJ: Why the Office Isn’t Going Away

December 12, 2020

ENR: CDC Panel Recommends Phased Vaccines With Construction Workers in Third Round

December 12, 2020

Politico: Fears emerge over fate of Gateway following Cuomo-inspired report

December 11, 2020

Politico: U.S. government buys another 100M doses of Moderna vaccine

December 11, 2020

Crains NY: Construction activity falls to lowest level in 10 years: REBNY

December 10, 2020

WSJ: Why the U.S. Economy Will Take Off in 2021

December 10, 2020

NYLJ: New York Lawmaker Introduces COVID Vaccine Mandate for Those Safe to Receive It

December 10, 2020

Crains NY: FDA committee recommends authorizing Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for those 16 and older

December 10, 2020

Commercial Observer: Many Women Don’t Want to Go Back to the Office Post-COVID: Survey

December 9, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Relief Negotiations Drag Even as Mnuchin, Pelosi Hopeful

December 9, 2020

Bloomberg: White House Return to Stimulus Talks Boosts Chance of Deal

December 9, 2020

Crains NY: City to receive 72,000 doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine in initial shipment

December 9, 2020

NYBJ: Cuomo: State tax increases likely, even with federal aid

December 9, 2020

Linkedin: 24 Big Ideas that will change our world in 2021

December 8, 2020

Economist: The pandemic could give way to an era of rapid productivity growth

December 8, 2020

Fox News: New York City to receive coronavirus vaccine next week, de Blasio says

December 8, 2020

Crains NY: City tell restaurant owners to expect more restrictions in a matter of days

December 8, 2020

Bloomberg: McConnell Refuses to Back Bipartisan Stimulus, Slowing Talks

December 8, 2020

Gothamist: NY Lawmaker Proposes $3 Tax For Online Deliveries, To Save The MTA And Check Amazon’s Power

December 8, 2020

Crains NY: NY’s credit rating outlook lowered to negative

December 8, 2020

Bloomberg: McConnell Says Relief Talks Should Drop Liability, State Aid

December 8, 2020

WSJ: FDA Says Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Safe, Effective

December 8, 2020

Littler: This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

December 7, 2020

Washington Post: Pfizer tells U.S. officials it cannot supply substantial additional vaccine until late June or July

December 7, 2020

The Real Deal: NYC lawmakers call on Cuomo to end indoor dining, close nonessential offices

December 7, 2020

City & State: ‘The weapon that ends the war’: the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process begins

December 7, 2020

Crains NY: Pfizer, BioNTech near 2020 vaccine target, easing output concern

December 7, 2020

Crains NY: Indoor dining to shut down if Covid hospitalizations don’t stabilize

December 7, 2020

Washington Post: Countdown to America’s first coronavirus vaccine: What to watch this critical week

December 7, 2020

Gothamist: Cuomo To Order Shutdowns In Regions Where Hospitals Reach 90% Capacity

December 7, 2020

Gothamist: Cuomo Says It’s “Probable” Indoor Dining Will Shut Down In NYC As Soon As Next Monday

December 7, 2020

Bloomberg: Details of $908 Billion U.S. Pandemic Relief Plan Set for Release

December 6, 2020

Economist: Two races in Georgia will determine control of the Senate

December 6, 2020

12.6 Wasgton Post: A gamble pays off in ‘spectacular success’: How the leading coronavirus vaccines made it to the finish line

December 6, 2020

NYT: ‘Existential Peril’: Mass Transit Faces Huge Service Cuts Across U.S.

December 5, 2020

Economist: America’s economic recovery no longer looks so strong

December 4, 2020

Washington Post: Biden backs bipartisan stimulus plan, urging immediate action as economy stalls and virus surges

December 4, 2020

WSJ: How to Handle the Covid-19 Vaccine Breakthrough the Right Way

December 4, 2020

NYT: The Uncertain State of the Subway

December 4, 2020

Gothamist: NYC Expects More Than 450K COVID-19 Vaccines This Month

December 4, 2020

SHRM: U.S. Adds 245,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops

December 4, 2020

ENR: Construction Adds 27,000 Jobs in November, But Jobless Rate Worsens

December 4, 2020

Bloomberg: Pelosi Sees Stimulus Momentum as GOP Grouses on State Aid

December 4, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Jobs Recovery Slows as Virus Rages, Boosting Aid Chances

December 4, 2020

Construction Dive: Trade groups: Amid COVID-19 challenges, construction has performed better than most industries

December 3, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Unemployment Claims Fell Last Week After Recent Rise

December 3, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Hiring Holds Up While Threats Multiply: Jobs Report Preview

December 3, 2020

JD Supra: Guidance For Employers As CDC Reduces Coronavirus Quarantine Period To 7 To 10 Days

December 3, 2020

JD Supra: Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s 80 Hours Of Emergency Paid Sick Leave Is ‘One Time Use’

December 3, 2020

Commercial Observer: NYC, NJ Lost More Jobs Than Anywhere Else in the Country in October

December 3, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment remains high, and federal benefits are about to expire

December 3, 2020

Construction Dive: Can Biden get an infrastructure deal done despite Capitol Hill gridlock?

December 3, 2020

Smart Cities Dive: Mayors strikingly pessimistic about post-COVID cities: survey

December 3, 2020

Bloomberg: Pfizer Scaled Back Vaccine Output Targets Earlier This Year

December 3, 2020

Bloomberg: Five Reasons to Worry About Faster U.S. Inflation

December 3, 2020

City & State: The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

December 3, 2020

Politico: New York City to receive 500,000 vaccine doses but faces the battle of buy-in

December 3, 2020

SHRM: NLRB May Overturn Employer-Friendly Decisions During Biden Administration

December 2, 2020

WSJ: U.K. Authorizes Pfizer, BioNTech’s Covid-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use

December 2, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Covid-19 Hospitalizations Top 100,000

December 2, 2020

WSJ: Coronavirus-Stimulus Efforts Pick Up Speed

December 2, 2020

Crains NY: State expects Pfizer vaccine to treat 170,000 New Yorkers by Dec. 15

December 2, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Companies Add Fewer Jobs Than Forecast, ADP Data Show

December 2, 2020

Bloomberg: U.K. Clears Pfizer Covid Vaccine for First Shots Next Week

December 2, 2020

Bloomberg: Democrats Scale Back on Stimulus to Prod McConnell to Talk

December 2, 2020

Bloomberg: Congress Aims at Stimulus Deal by Weekend, Top Democrat Says

December 2, 2020

HR Exec: 7 questions HR is asking about COVID-19 vaccinations

December 2, 2020

Washington Post: CDC says 2-week coronavirus quarantines can be cut to 10 or 7 days

December 2, 2020

Construction Dive: CDC plan puts essential workers second in line for COVID-19 vaccine

December 2, 2020

Washington Post: Biden’s policies on immigration

December 2, 2020

Washington Post: Employers start preparing for the coronavirus vaccine with a question: Can we require it?

December 2, 2020

Crains NY: Recovery hamstrung as Covid cases rise, federal help wanes

December 2, 2020

SHRM: OSHA May Issue COVID-19 Standards Under Biden Administration

December 2, 2020

US News & World Report: U.S. Employers Could Mandate a COVID-19 Vaccine, but Are Unlikely to Do So -Experts

December 2, 2020

AP: Nursing homes to get first round of vaccine in New York

December 2, 2020

Gothamist: Coronavirus Updates: CDC Recommends Shorter Quarantine Under Certain Conditions

December 1, 2020

Linkedin News: Big city tech workers making a move

December 1, 2020

WSJ: A New Setback for Big Cities as Return to the Office Fades

December 1, 2020

WSJ: Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Restart as Centrists Unveil Bipartisan Plan

December 1, 2020

CBC NY: Federal Aid—Needed, But Unlikely to Solve New York State’s and New York City’s Fiscal Problems

December 1, 2020

Crains NY: Federal relief won’t solve city and state budget crises, report concludes

December 1, 2020

Bloomberg: Fed Economists Warn of Debt Overhang Problem From Covid Crisis

December 1, 2020

Bloomberg: Northeast Has Worst Momentum in U.S. Covid Hospitalization Surge

December 1, 2020

Bloomberg: OECD Cuts Global Forecast, Warns Governments to Maintain Support

December 1, 2020

FOX Business: A new setback for big cities as return to the office fades

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