Coronavirus impact | Restaurants, cinemas, retailers request rental waivers till May: Report

“Yes, we have written to the owners of the premises seeking waiver of lease rent from March till at least May 2020. With likelihood of improvement being remote for several months, support from owners is very crucial for survival; it is most critical to manage cash flow and staff salaries,” said Anjan Chatterjee, founder of […]

NBA, union negotiating player-pay plan

According to the report, the sides are discussing withholding up to 25 percent of players’ remaining salaries in a league escrow, allowing for the players and owners to share in some of the financial loss should the league not complete a full, 82-game regular season.

Decision time: quarantine spells dilemma for domestic workers in Latin America

“I would follow the quarantine order but then what will we live off?” the 52-year-old told Reuters as he waited to board his bus last Thursday morning. He said he supports two children, a granddaughter, and his wife on his $200 minimum wage salary.

All the signs that Robert Downey Jr is likely to return as Iron Man, and may be seen in Black Widow

A recent report, however, suggested that due to the failure of Dolittle — the film was hurt by poor reviews and a cancelled China release because of the coronavirus pandemic — Downey is willing to return to the MCU, for a smaller salary. The actor reportedly received $75 million for Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: […]

Marshall reveals new private hospital deal to add 1700 beds, infection rate still stable

“When we look at what the Prime Minister recommended, there are four reasons to go out of the house, and one of those is for medical reasons, or compassionate reasons – I think you could interpret that as passionate reasons,” Dr Spurrier told The Advertiser.

BigBasket, MedLife, Grofers up hiring as demand spikes due to Covid-19 lockdown

Bengaluru: Online grocers and pharmacies are pulling out all the stops to hire manpower to fulfil deliveries of essential items at a time when demand has seen an unprecedented spike due to the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. And this includes roping in idle staff at restaurants and taking help from job portals. India’s biggest delivery brands […]

How the Covid-19 crisis locked Airbnb out of its own homes

It is also a disaster for Chesky, 38, and the large number of Airbnb’s employees who hold stock options. The company was lining up for a stock market flotation this year, which some investors hoped would value the 11-year-old tech giant at up to $42bn – even though the Wall Street Journal reported the business […]

Chiefs WR Watkins restructures deal to stay in KC

He publicly contemplated a “break” from football after making $34 million in the first two years of the deal but decided to return as primarily a third option for quarterback Patrick Mahomes behind receiver Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce.

Play your part, health minister tells Premier League stars

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester United v Watford – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – February 23, 2020 General view of a match ball held by Manchester United’s David de Gea during the warm up before the match Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

Soccer-PL clubs must cut player wages or pay more tax, says committee head

LONDON, April 2 (Reuters) – Premier League clubs should face a windfall tax unless they tackle the “obscene situation” of players earning fortunes during the coronavirus crisis while other employees take pay cuts, the head of a parliamentary committee said on Thursday.