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Universal Pictures Makes Movies Currently In Theaters Available For Home Viewing Following Coronavirus Concerns

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 18:07

NBCUniversal announced that several films currently in theaters, including Invisible Man and Emma, will be available for rent online, and Trolls World Tour, which was set to come out Easter weekend, will be available on-demand March 10th. What do you think?

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Amazon Hires 100,000 New Workers To Cram In Close Quarters Just For Kicks

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 17:38

SEATTLE—In response to the rising effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the American workforce, Amazon announced Tuesday that it had hired 100,000 new workers to cram in close quarters together just for kicks. “We have taken the significant step of immediately hiring tens of thousands of men and women who will be…

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Kansas Basketball Devastated They Won’t Get Opportunity To Vacate National Championship

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 17:29

LAWRENCE, KS—Lamenting the NCAA’s decision to cancel March Madness amid coronavirus concerns, representatives from the Kansas men’s basketball team confirmed Tuesday that they were devastated about not getting an opportunity to vacate the national championship. “It really sucks we won’t have the chance to lift that…

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Fiat Recalls More Than 10,000 Cars For Not Looking Small And Weird Enough

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 17:20

The Italian car manufacturer announced the recall of their new C-SUV, citing issues that range from it not having funny little mirrors to drivers not bumping their head when they get inside.

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Nation’s 108 Million Service Industry Workers Assure Public That Job Is Just Way To Stay Busy After Winning Lottery Years Ago

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 17:16

WASHINGTON—Stressing that they’d be “just fine” amid mass layoffs and temporary unemployment looming over the sector, the nation’s 108 million service industry workers assured the public Tuesday that their jobs were just a way to stay busy after winning the lottery years ago. “Listen, we just do this to stay grounded…

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Who Said It: Kanye West Or An Instruction Manual For The Cuisinart CRC-400 Electric Rice Cooker?

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 16:39

“Place rice in cooking bowl and add liquid to appropriate line marking.” Who said it?

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Americans Mark St. Patrick’s Day

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 14:26

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, though many Americans will not celebrate with the usual parades, bar crawls and get-togethers as nonessential business grinds to a halt in an effort to curb the transmission of Covid-19. How are you celebrating?

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Amazing Detail: Every Game In ‘MLB The Show’ Will Feature A Frustrated Father Sitting In The Stands Next To His Husky Son Playing A Nintendo DS

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 11:30

Awesome news, sports gamers! It’s time for the latest installment in SIE San Diego Studio’s baseball series that is beloved for its attention to detail, and this one looks like a real doozy! A recent announcement from developers revealed that every baseball game in the upcoming MLB The Show 20 will feature a…

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The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 11:00
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USA : Coronavirus Resources for Workers

LabourStart US - Tue, 2020-03-17 10:32
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Frontline in a Pandemic: A UPS Worker’s View

Steward's Corner - Tue, 2020-03-17 10:09

Everybody is sharing their thoughts on COVID-19, so I thought I’d share mine. The anxiety in the air even has us laid-back folks on edge.

Everyone has commented on the bans, closures, and overall shutdown. I’m thankful that our [Ohio] governor uses words like science and data when he speaks. What people are talking about less, and worries me more, is what people like myself and my wife are going to be up against.

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Frontline in a Pandemic: A UPS Worker’s View

Magazine Stories - Tue, 2020-03-17 10:09

Everybody is sharing their thoughts on COVID-19, so I thought I’d share mine. The anxiety in the air even has us laid-back folks on edge.

Everyone has commented on the bans, closures, and overall shutdown. I’m thankful that our [Ohio] governor uses words like science and data when he speaks. What people are talking about less, and worries me more, is what people like myself and my wife are going to be up against.

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Congress Allocates $2 Trillion To Bail Out Struggling Bailout Industry

The Onion - Tue, 2020-03-17 09:52

WASHINGTON—In order to alleviate the heavy damage the crucial financial sector is facing in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, the United States Congress announced Tuesday that they would be allocating $2 trillion in order to bail out the struggling bailout industry. “The bailout industry is on the brink of…

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