Business and industry news from around the web: June 1 – 5, 2020

Written on Jun 04, 2020

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting business and industry news items from around the web.

What can finance professionals learn from small businesses during the pandemic?

Where does COVID-19 leave finance professionals who have never been prepared for instability on this level? Here are some notable lessons that finance professionals can (and should) learn from small businesses.

Union members represent 11.9% of workforce in Ohio 

The share of Ohio workers who are members of labor unions numbered 610,000 in 2019 (11.9% of the workforce), according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The percentage of union members in the state’s workforce was the 16th highest among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

House votes to ease restrictions on coronavirus small business loans 

The legislation allows companies seeking loan forgiveness to use a smaller share of the money on payroll, among other changes.

Time to revisit ‘It will never work’ 

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed us in ways that are still undetermined. Now we need businesses both small and large to help us get through these unpredictable times. In revisiting ideas we thought would never work, we need a new lens to uncover untapped opportunities.

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