TULSA, Okla. — Unemployment in Oklahoma decreases each week, but about 80,000 people are still without a job.
2 Works for You is highlighting a company that started small 42 years ago doing siding and windows. Now, as demand grew due to the coronavirus pandemic, business is booming.
Burnett Home Improvement said they used to make a few hundred thousand dollars a year, but hit company records this summer. Last month, they made nearly $700,000. They said the increase is because people are at home, restless, with no places to vacation.
So they’ve seen people spending extra funds on remodeling their home.
Vice President Shawn Donahue has been with the company for almost two years and wants to encourage people to apply. Their faith-based company prides itself on treatment and fairness.
Burnett Home Improvement employee Vasilik Napelenok said, “Most of the people are Christian here, so I think that’s really
Members of a Dallas Fire-Rescue crew were sent home this week after they did not wear masks while treating a patient who has COVID-19, a spokesman for the department said Friday.
The incident, which was first reported by KDFW-TV (Channel 4), occurred Sunday at Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite.
The department did not say whether anyone sent home had since tested positive for the virus.
It is unclear how many members of the crew were sent home, whether they are quarantined or if they have worked since Sunday. Spokesman Jason Evans said the matter is under investigation, and that appropriate disciplinary actions would be determined.
“Due to HIPAA restrictions, we are unable to confirm or discuss specifics when