Boeing discussed on News and Perspective with Tom Hutyler


Double hit for so many Boeing workers we know that there ever a plane has been hit especially hard by Kobe cases and you'll remember they even lost one employee to the coronavirus operations at Boeing's Puget Sound production facilities closed up tight since March twenty fifth now the company says they're preparing to bring back their production work force next Wednesday four six that's the voice of a thirty plus year Boeing manager whose identity were concealing to protect their job and state parks department is emphatically telling people to stay away from ocean beaches despite the governor's orders thousands of people continue driving to the coast during this corona virus pandemic a message on the parks websites simply states please postpone your visit to the beach it will still be there when this is all over komo news time nine ten Tom other joining us now for the Harley exterior sports desk with more of the stories of people in sports lending a hand or voice during these uncertain times the corona virus pandemic impact continues to be felt around the globe in far more ways than it is in the world of sports but there are a lot of stories of athletes and organizations who are pitching in to help those in need during this time A. B. C.'s taught it has more every morning the head of New York Presbyterian provides a live video link to the hospital system of more than forty seven thousand employees one briefing this week featured former New York Giants quarterback Eli manning we cannot thank you enough want you to know how much we all appreciate what you're doing and Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel purchased five thousand protective masks from Bauer the company that switch from making hockey equipment to producing medical face masks are healthcare heroes continue to fight the fires head on I cannot thank them enough for their continued dedication in western New York and across the entire country Todd it's ABC sports New York fans though it's still it's very doubtful the Washington interscholastic activities association still holding out hope that I can have some sort of spring season despite the shut down for the coronavirus the executive director Mike Hoffman said yesterday that if the schools return to session by may fourth they would hold some sort of culminating of it sports a ten forty past each hour Tom other companies so as the corona virus outbreak continues millions of Americans are losing both their jobs and their health insurance to the soaring number of Americans out of work a record six point six million people laid off last week alone in just two weeks nearly ten million people in this country we have filed new claims for unemployment insurance a staggering figure which doesn't even include the self employed or undocumented workers or the many Americans who been trying to apply but can't like Emily Tucker who worked as a sales associate in San Antonio Texas I just got an apartment started a new job and I was laid off because my business is not essential Lee has been trying to file for unemployment benefits for more than two weeks I can't even get in contact with somebody to speak with them so I am stuck with bills to pay mouths to feed no job to provide me an income growing unemployment numbers put unprecedented strain on phone lines and websites dedicated to unemployment benefits that rising joblessness adding another strain the potential loss of health insurance for millions we have never experienced an economic crisis that has come on you know this fast or this profoundly and this is coming in the midst of not just an economic crisis but a public health crisis as well when people need their health insurance more than ever after losing her job as a cook in Las Vegas two weeks ago Jacqueline Bali on has been trying unsuccessfully to file for unemployment I'm running out of all.

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