Low pay, work stress lead to high turnover, FDNY EMTs say

The union that represents EMTs and paramedics says the profession has become a revolving door primarily because of low salaries. But many EMTs also cite the mental health toll of working during the pandemic.

Some NYC unions boycott, criticize parade

Some groups are hoping Mayor Bill de Blasio's parade doesn't distract from issues they have with the treatment of city workers. At least two municipal unions said their members boycotted the parade entirely.

National Nurses Week honors pandemic heroes

National Nurses Week is a time to publicly recognize healthcare heroes, with an extra special emphasis this year because of their work on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Miami ICU nurse: I have never seen so many deaths

“The fear in their eyes when they can’t get enough air. They are so scared,” he says, quietly. “Their eyes are big, desperate to get the oxygen and that makes me so sad.”

FedEx driver surprises 6-year-old girl with cupcakes on quarantine birthday

A kindhearted FedEx driver in Indiana left a little something special when he spontaneously dropped off cupcakes for a little girl’s sixth birthday, after bringing a package to the family’s home and realizing that the coronavirus crisis likely dampened the youngster’s celebrations.

Farmer who donated mask to NY honored with degree

A degree has been bestowed upon a retired Kansas farmer who shipped one of his five N-95 masks to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo despite worries amid the coronavirus outbreak for his wife who has one lung.