On PR Newswire: J&J Vaccines Resume; Time Names Most Influential Companies
With thousands of news releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s top press releases on PR Newswire you don’t want to miss:
Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccinations to Resume in the U.S. for All Adults Aged 18 and Older Following CDC and FDA Decision
Johnson & Johnson today (April 23) announced that vaccinations with the company’s COVID-19 single-shot vaccine will resume for all adults aged 18 years and older in the U.S., under Emergency Use Authorization, following a decision from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Food & Drug Administration.
TIME Reveals the First-ever List of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies in the World
Today (April 27), TIME reveals the first-ever TIME100 Most Influential Companies, a new list — and an expansion of the annual TIME100 franchise — that highlights 100 businesses making an extraordinary impact around the world.
U.S. Job Switching Rate Declines by 2 Percentage Points Since March 2020; Wages Grew 5.9% Due to Low Wage Job Loss
U.S. job switching rate declines 2 percentage points since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, while wages for U.S. workers grew 5.9% over the last year, increasing the average wage level by $1.71 to $30.84 an hour according to the ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality Report (WVR) released April 28. Employment growth demonstrated a continued downward slide by -7%. The average wage growth is higher than expected as a result of significant job losses among low wage earners, which increased the average.
With Goals Met, NASA to Push Envelope with Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
Now that NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has accomplished the goal of achieving powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on the Red Planet, and with data from its most recent flight test, on April 25, the technology demonstration project has met or surpassed all of its technical objectives. The Ingenuity team now will push its performance envelope on Mars.
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports 12% Annual Home Price Gain in February 2021
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today (April 27) released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for February 2021 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for the data series and can be accessed in full by going to https://www.spglobal.com/spdji/.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.