CLOSE USA TODAY’s Ralphie Aversa reflects on how entertainment changed this past year ranging from TV anchors working from home to concerts in living rooms. USA TODAY Spoiler alert! The following contains details from the two-part series finale of NBC’s “Superstore.” “Cloud 9 is now closed.” After six seasons, a […]

As Michigan’s ban on indoor dining stretches on into the December holiday season, some area groups are reaching out to help small businesses and their employees survive.  Southfield-based Great Lakes Hotel Supply Co. owner Marc Israel teamed up with the Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association to launch Local Love this week, a fundraiser to […]

Security guard at City Hall, Lilith York checks the temperature of Lisa Antrican as she enters the building on Ludlow St. to pay her water bill Thursday October 1, 2020. Credit: jim noelker Credit: jim noelker City departments were instructed to grant permission for remote work to employees who can […]

What rights do furloughed employees have? The bottom line A furlough generally means workers’ hours have been cut or eliminated temporarily, or requires that they take a certain amount of unpaid time off. Furloughed workers are still considered active employees and eligible for some benefits. While furlough doesn’t have a […]

Lift operator Tom Burne scans skiers and snowboarders as they wait for first chair at the Treasure Stoke chairlift on the first day of skiing for the 2018-2019 ski season at Wolf Creek Ski Area. (Provided by Christian Murdock via Wolf Creek Ski Area) Don’t expect to hear an array […]

There’s some merit to the phrase “work hard to play hard.” But with workers devoting their all to a business, especially when it’s just getting off the ground, it can be easy for them to lose sight of their need for relaxation. Therefore, it is up to the leaders to […]