Victim's family to appeal Adnan Syed’s prison release in ‘Serial’ case
The family of Hae Min Lee, a young woman who was killed in 1999, will appeal a judge’s recent decision to overturn the conviction of Adnan Syed, the man previously imprisoned for her death. Syed, whose case was examined in the true-crime podcast “Serial,” was released earlier this month after decades behind bars.news.yahoo.com
Delta to begin paying flight attendants during boarding
Delta Air Lines, which has narrowly fought off several attempts to unionize its flights attendants, will begin paying cabin crews during boarding, a first for a major U.S. airline and a change that is expected to increase their wages by several thousand dollars a year. It is a notable change for U.S. airlines, where pay for flight attendants starts when all the passengers are seated and the plane’s doors close. Delta said the change will start June 2 on all flights.news.yahoo.com
Pandemic Pivot: Changing careers during a pandemic
But with millions of people laid off and out of work, changing careers may seem out of the question. Money and work-life balance –these are the top two reasons people change careers. Two big questions to ask yourself first—do you really want to change careers or do you not like working during a pandemic? If you still want to change careers, know why? On average, it takes four years to successfully change careers and regain your credibility at your job.
Lightfoot plan to turn Chicago’s Board of Health into advisory body advances
“I do just want to note this is a very substantive change,” he said. “While, in practice, in recent years, the Board of Health has not been voting on setting policy, it does have that power. So this is a very substantive change to move away from having a Board of Health that has very specific duties and responsibilities that are substantive to one that is more advisory, solely advisory in nature.”chicagotribune.com
Group pushes for teachers to get coronavirus vaccine
HOUSTON – A national group of education leaders wants school workers to be a higher priority for the COVID-19 vaccine. Chiefs for Change is calling on federal and state officials to release all doses of the vaccine right away and make all teachers and school staff eligible for vaccination now. “We know that not only do they learn better in their classrooms, millions of students are also safer in their classrooms,” Magee said. The teachers who meet those guidelines are eligible for the vaccine but others are not. “We believe teachers should be at the top of the tier,” said Glenda Guzman Macal, president of the Fort Bend American Federation of Teachers.
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Tesla, Bank of America, solar companies & more
UnitedHealth will combine Change Healthcare with its Optum health IT unit. Change Healthcare shares surged 33% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. The shares rose 3% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. Bank of America (BAC) – Deutsche Bank named Bank of America a "top pick," based on a positive outlook for bank stocks in general and the idea that BofA has strong cost controls, solid capital returns, and other positive factors. First Solar jumped 6% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m.cnbc.com
TSU’s Center for Justice Research creates action brief banning chokeholds
The school’s Center for Justice Research will release a report on Monday that will provide tools to local state and national legislators. It will ensure that they understand that there is evidence out there to begin banning chokeholds across the country. “All around the country you find that over 70 percent of the country’s largest cities have begun to put policies in place to ban chokeholds,” Dr. Henderson said. Since May, Dr. Henderson and others across the country have been working to develop policies to eradicate the problem. Dr. Henderson says the next action brief will focus on the duty to intervene.