“More than 60 frontline UK healthcare workers took their own life at the beginning of the pandemic.” The i, 9 September 2021. The i newspaper has reported new data claiming to show that 64 frontline healthcare workers died by suicide at th
Biden will sign a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors who do business with the federal government.
Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast at a time when building contractors were already grappling with severe shortages of workers and depleted supply chains.
Does a study say fully vaccinated health care workers carry 251 times the viral load of unvaccinated and pose a threat to unvaccinated patients and co-workers? No, that's not true: This is a distortion of what the published paper actually
The new requirement comes from Genesis Healthcare, which has 70,000 employees at nearly 400 nursing homes and senior communities.
Federal workers will be required to sign forms attesting they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or comply with other requirements.
The department's move came on a day when nearly 60 leading medical and health care organizations issued a call for health care facilities to require their workers to get vaccinated.
A post on Facebook claims that a law mandating the Covid-19 vaccine has been passed through the House of Lords without an impact assessment. This is true, but refers only to an amendment of the Health and Social Care Act which will make it a requ
“This is about our recovery. This is about what we need to do to bring back New York City," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
The workers were on the picket line for nearly three weeks.
Striking employees allege deplorable work conditions.
Many workers jumped from the upper floors of the factory, and at least 26 suffered injuries, the United News of Bangladesh agency reported.
Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate of 6.1% in April — representing 9.8 million people who say they are actively looking for work — many employers are reporting that they can’t find people to hire. Republicans say the $300 a w
An abrupt relaxation of mask policies has left workers at supermarkets and other stores reeling as they try to sort out what the new environment means for their own safety and relationship with customers.
McDonald's is the latest restaurant chain to announce pay raises, following Chipotle, Olive Garden, and others.
On May 12 2021, a screenshot of a tweet by former Labor Secretary Robert Reich appeared across platforms amid a larger discussion around employee treatment and pay by corporations. His tweet contained the claim that American taxpayers subsidized $153,0
The incident is related to some disgruntled BJP workers vandalizing their own party office over candidates' ticket allocation during the WB elections.
The company is reportedly providing 10,000 free pairs a day to healthcare workers from now until May 14, 2021.
A call to action by a trio of former Dollar General employees in Maine went viral after they announced their resignations on Twitter. Berndt Erikson’s first posted aa photograph declaring the group’s intent on May 3 2021. “Got real ti
In April 2021, a popular tweet contained the claim that agricultural workers were likelier to die on the job than law enforcement officers, adding that farm labor also generally pays far less: Reminder that agriculture workers are killed on the job
There are an estimated 5 million contract workers in the federal government, according to a posting last year for the Brookings Institution by Paul Light, a public policy professor at New York University.
“We need to support people to self-isolate and there are still many, many people who are excluded from the government’s financial support for self isolation - people who are in insecure work, on zero hour contracts and all the rest of it.&
The FBI arrested two former city employees accused of stealing bank cards from dead bodies taken to New York City’s mortuary and racking up thousands of dollars in charges.
On April 1 2021, the following post to Reddit’s r/interestingasfuck hit r/all, purportedly depicting a low-paid “click farm” employee on the job — sitting in front of dozens of iPhones and smartphones, presumably engaged in clic
There is widespread evidence to prove that Amazon delivery workers in the US have no resort but to pee in bottles.
On Monday the Telegraph reported that care home workers would be required “by law” to have the Covid-19 vaccination in “a historic legal change” that had been requested by the Prime Minister and health secretary Matt Hancock. Mr
The issue of reasonable ability to use the restroom for Amazon workers is an ongoing complaint.
The fight over a minimum wage is often centered over McDonald's.
Besides BJP's accusation, there is no evidence that TMC workers were responsible for the alleged vandalism.
Opponents of critical race theory and diversity training railed against Coca-Cola in February 2021, but with no real evidence.
As panicked Americans cleared supermarkets of toilet paper and food last spring, grocery employees gained recognition as among the most indispensable of the pandemic’s front-line workers.
The rise in minimum wages to $15 per hour would increase the pay of one-third of African Americans and one-fourth of Latinos.
An image shared thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter purports to show protesters in Myanmar holding a banner that reads: "If you don’t fight, you will end up like Thailand". However, the image has been doctored; the original photo shows he
Digitally manipulated images bearing misleading chyrons are common online.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
A 2016 news story about Domino's Pizza employees saving the life of a customer resurfaced in online advertisements nearly five years later.
The union's first members include engineers, as well as sales associates, administrative assistants and the workers who test self-driving vehicles.
In June, Melinda Gates said Black people "should be," and not must be, first in line, after health care workers, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Multiple posts shared repeatedly on Facebook claim that South Korean frontline health workers are paid US $13.35 (14,600 South Korean won) per day during the coronavirus pandemic. The claim is false; South Korea's Health Ministry told AFP that the f
The first shipments of the newly-approved Pfizer vaccine arrived at hospitals around the country on Dec. 14.