The unlikely alliance trying to rescue workplace health insurance


“Not only would health insurance corporations make massive profits off the plan—profits that come at the cost of the American taxpayers—but it would still leave tens of millions uninsured or underinsured,” the former Democratic presidential candidate wrote. “And during this pandemic, a lack of insurance means more Covid-19 transmissions and more deaths.”

America’s health care system since World War II has relied on the increasingly costly employer insurance market. But with 26 million people rapidly losing their jobs amid a massive health crisis, the idea of tying coverage to the workplace is facing its biggest stress test yet.

Employers, health care groups and unions badly want the employer system to emerge from the health crisis unscathed, believing it would ward off any new expansion of government health care. Joe Biden’s rise to becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee was a relief to the health care industry, which has spent the past

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Lakers received $4.6M coronavirus small business loan, will return funds


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The Los Angeles Lakers said Monday they have returned a $4.6 million loan received under the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, an initiative meant to help cash-strapped small businesses weather the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Lakers are the latest of several larger businesses opting to return the funds after the Small Business Administration hit its initial $349 billion lending limit in less than two weeks. Many small businesses in need of financial relief did not receive their loans before the money ran out.


“The Lakers qualified for and received a loan under the Payroll Protection Program,” the Lakers said in a statement to ESPN. “Once we found out the funds from the program had been depleted, we repaid

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Edited Transcript of 051910.KS earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 1:00am GMT


Seoul Apr 29, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of LG Chem Ltd earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 1:00:00am GMT

LG Chem, Ltd. – Executive VP, CFO & Director

LG Chem, Ltd. – Head of IR Division

LG Chem, Ltd. – Head of Business Strategy

LG Chem, Ltd. – Head of Business Planning

NH Investment & Securities Co., Ltd., Research Division – Chemical and Refinery Analyst

Hyun-suk Yoon, LG Chem, Ltd. – Head of IR Division [1]

Good morning. This Hyun-suk Yoon, Head of IR at LG Chem. Thank you for taking an interest in LG Chem and joining this call despite your busy schedules. We will now start LG Chem’s 2020 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. We will begin with the introduction of company executives on this call, followed by the 2020 Q1 earnings performance, 2020 Q2 earnings outlook, CFO highlight presentation and the … Read More

The Connectivity B2B Ecosystem Report – Business Insider


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Connectivity is central to doing business today — enterprises rely on telecoms to connect the various sprawling parts of their businesses as they engage in digital transformation and modernize practices. It will become even more important as telecoms roll out their blazing-fast 5G networks, which enable near-instantaneous communication alongside complementary wireless protocols that let companies monitor assets scattered around the world.

5G and other next-generation networks can allow telecoms to become the key partner in enterprise connectivity, where they previously were one among many. But telecoms aren’t uncontested in trying to take advantage of the growing opportunity in enabling enterprise transformation: Cloud, software, and technology vendors are also out for the market, setting the stage for a clash of titans between two connectivity models that will reign in different industry verticals.

In the Connectivity B2B Ecosystem Report, Business Insider Intelligence unpacks the enterprise telecommunications ecosystem at

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