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Tuesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Tuesday’s business headlines.

Jobless

Indiana has the seventh-highest unemployment rate in the nation.

Jobless filings are up 355% from a year ago.

Nevada has the highest jobless rate in the nation at more than 28%.

In all, 43 states are seeing record unemployment.

Teen jobs

It is shaping up to be a tough summer for teens who usually work.

Summer jobs are drying up at pools, restaurants and golf courses that have been hit by the coronavirus closings.

April unemployment for 16 to 19 year olds hit 32%.

Working remotely

Some are already saying work from home is dead and instead, we should work from anywhere.

TechCrunch says it may be your home – but it may as well be a cafe, there hospital where a sick family member is located, a beach, a friend’s house, a hotel. The point of flexibility is to untether our schedules and the stress associated with them and allow our work to happen where we want.

Amazon

A group of Amazon shareholders plan to press the company on its coronavirus safety measures at its annual meeting on Wednesday.

The investors want Amazon to release a report detailing the outcomes of its investments in worker safety during the pandemic.

Warehouse workers have called for the company to put in place greater safety protections, including paid sick leave and closing down facilities where there are positive cases for additional cleaning.

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