4 million people quit their jobs in April, sparked by confidence they can find better work

The tight labor market is giving workers renewed confidence in their ability to find a better job, and they’re quitting at record rates. Some 4 million people quit their jobs in April, according to the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary released this week, with the largest exits happening in retail trade; professional… Continue reading 4 million people quit their jobs in April, sparked by confidence they can find better work

Mexico City Train Derailment Kills At Least 20, Injures Dozens More

An elevated train derailed in Mexico City after a concrete overpass it was crossing collapsed Monday night. At least 20 people were killed and 49 people were injured and transferred to several nearby hospitals, according to government officials. Phots posted online show two train cars dangling precariously from the elevated track. The yellow and orange… Continue reading Mexico City Train Derailment Kills At Least 20, Injures Dozens More

Pandemic Causes Historic — But Fleeting— Drop In U.S. Climate Emissions

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 21: An aerial view shows Spirit Airlines jets parked at McCarran International Airport amid the spread of the coronavirus on May 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nation's 10th busiest airport recorded a 53% decrease in arriving and departing passengers for March compared to the same month in 2019, a drop of more than 2.3 million travelers, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the travel industry. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

As commuters stayed home in 2020 and airplanes remained on the ground, the nationwide slowdown led to a sizable drop in heat-trapping emissions. U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell by 10 percent, the largest annual drop since World War II, according to a report by the Rhodium Group. Still, the climate diet isn’t likely to stick.… Continue reading Pandemic Causes Historic — But Fleeting— Drop In U.S. Climate Emissions

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns, Citing Violence At Capitol

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao (R) looks on as President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. He fielded questions from reporters about his comments on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia and white supremacists. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced she is resigning, citing the “traumatic and entirely avoidable” violence at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Her resignation will be effective next Monday. In a letter to colleagues, Chao said, “It has deeply troubled me in a way that I simply cannot set aside.” Chao is the highest-ranking member of… Continue reading Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns, Citing Violence At Capitol

Peace Mass Transit resumes, with only 50% carriage at no extra cost to Commuters

Peace Mass Transit (PMT) Limited, is gearing up for resumption of operations  on July 1st, 2020, following the relaxation of interstate lockdown announced by the Federal Government on Monday. The company was the first to suspend operations early March at the escalation of the Covid-19 pandemic across the globe, and consequent devastation of lives and businesses. The… Continue reading Peace Mass Transit resumes, with only 50% carriage at no extra cost to Commuters

3 men walk away unscathed after a container fell on a car they were travelling in at Apapa

Three unidentified men walked away unscathed after being involved in an accident which involved a car they were travelling in and a container carrying goods.  According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred at Liverpool in Apapa, Lagos. An ecstatic social media user who shared a video from the scene of the incident, showed off the mangled… Continue reading 3 men walk away unscathed after a container fell on a car they were travelling in at Apapa