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Employees dismissal over COVID-19 infection fears at work is upheld by tribunal

The Covid 19 pandemic has brought up many varied concerns in the workplace for employers and employees alike. In the area of health and safety at work the pandemic has caused many changes and brought about new considerations and concerns. A recent tribunal, Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd., sheds light on the example of an employees' refusal to work on health and safety grounds, due to fear of contracting Covid 19.

Employment discrimination cases brought against Amazon.com

Five new lawsuits have been brought against Amazon.com Inc. by women who worked in corporate or warehouse management roles. They have accused the online retailer of gender bias, racial bias or both as well. Saying that the company favored men over women in their career growth as well as allowing supervisors to denigrate them and retaliate after complaints were lodged.

Jobs available in Waltham Forest

There are no job shortages in Waltham Forest, no matter the industry. Those in retail, hospitality and services can find the perfect opportunity in the borough.

Jobs in Hertfordshire

There are no shortage of jobs when living in Hertfordshire. There are many opportunities for skilled and unskilled labourers.

Covid-19 Global

13,434,013
Total active cases
Updated on 16 June 2021 4:11 pm
177,510,957
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 16 June 2021 4:11 pm
3,840,356
Total deaths
Updated on 16 June 2021 4:11 pm
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Bangor PPE production firm creates 130 new jobs

A firm located in Bangor in Northern Ireland has secured a £20 million contract producing personal protective equipment (PPE) which has created 130 new jobs. The firm, Denroy, also manufactures specialist aerospace components. It will produce FFP3 masks for use by Health and Social Care employees in Northern Ireland. The single use FFP3 single-use masks were designed by the company’s aerospace engineers, it filters 99% of particles from the air, so also filtering the small respiratory droplets in which Covid 19 can be transmitted.

Basecamp CEO bans political discussions causing mass employee exodus

American company Basecamp's CEO Jason Fried recently announced in a blog post a ban on employees being allowed to share at work their “societal and political discussions”.

Jobs available in Camden

There are endless job opportunities in the London Borough of Camden, whether skilled or unskilled. The area is well known for its music scene, which includes Jazz Cafe, Roundhouse and KOKO.

Jobs you can get in Redbridge

The London borough of Redbridge is filled with opportunities, no matter what sector you are looking at. Although Redbridge isn’t known for its restaurants, its local Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine makes up for it. Chefs, kitchen porters and waiters can find opportunities in these areas. There are also a few shopping centres dotted throughout the borough. The Exchange and East Shopping Centre are constantly hiring store consultants, warehouse staff and cleaners. Shops include New Look and Marks & Spencers, to name a few.

Employment News

Covid pandemic hits women’s jobs hardest in UK

Working women have been found to experience far higher levels of redundancies during the Covid pandemic than in any previous recessions, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC). Female redundancies in the UK hit 178,000 between September and November 2020, according to the TUC which is 76% higher than the peak reached during the 2007 financial crisis when female redundancy levels hit 100,000.

Jobs available in Croydon

The main employment sectors in Central Croydon are retail and enterprise. Also the area 'Purley Way' has many retail parks, outlet and malls making it a destination for shoppers looking for stores that carry the full range of products. Here there are many opportunities for sales assistants, consultants and store managers. IKEA Croydon brought many non-skilled jobs to Croydon and is the fifth biggest employer in Croydon.

Morris Leslie plant hire company rises from losing millions to investing £70m

Perthshire plant hire giant Morris Leslie was hit hard by the Covid 19 pandemic, however the company was struggling before that because of Brexit. Six months before Covid 19 shut down building sites and locked down the UK the company Morris Leslie has already experienced tough times. Uncertainty because of Brexit had already caused building projects to be shut down or paused causing a much lower demand for plant hires and sales. This slowdown had caused an oversupply of construction equipment meaning more competition and so reduced prices. Then Covid 19 hit and the group’s vehicle auctions and Sunday car boot market were shut down.