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Wednesday March 18th, 2020 morning edition

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Trader Joe's is setting up a "special bonus pool" for store employees based on recent sales increases, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider.

The bonus pool will be divided among store employees based on their hours worked.

The memo was sent after a petition started circulating online demanding hazard pay for Trader Joe's workers.

Trader Joe's is planning to pay bonuses to store employees amid an "unprecedented increase" in sales due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an internal company memo.

Each store's bonus pool will be divided equally among store employees based on their hours worked during the sales period, according to the memo.

The memo was sent Monday, one day after a petition started circulating online demanding that Trader Joe's give workers hazard pay and guaranteed wages in case of store closures.

Trader Joe's did not respond to a request for comment on the memo or petition. »

Attorney general accuses Menards of illegally raising prices on cleaning supplies

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(3/17/2020) - Menards is under scrutiny for allegedly raising prices on items related to preventing coronavirus.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel sent the big box retailer a cease and desist letter on Tuesday alleging the company improperly raised prices on face masks, bleach and other products.

Nessel said her investigators found Menards is exploiting public fears over COVID-19, which is the illness caused by coronavirus, by doubling the prices on cleaning products and tying purchases to an in-store rebate. »

Dota 7.25

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If a duplicate pick occurs, the player who picked it second will be given some extra time to select another hero.

If there are less than 10 heroes banned, heroes will automatically roll for banning based on their ban rate at your MMR bracket.

Removed the team based rubber band mechanic for hero kills (formula reworked and simplified below). »

US government to give citizens emergency financial aid

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Donald Trump has dramatically stepped up the US government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak by announcing plans to send cheques directly to American citizens to give them emergency financial aid, while agreeing to purchase up to $1tn (£830bn) of corporate bonds.

The president has instructed me, this is no fault to American workers, for medical reasons we’re shutting down.”.

The bank bailout package agreed at the time of the financial crisis – known as Tarp – was worth $700bn. »